Tiger Woods commits to playing next week's Memorial Tournament

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods will make his return to tournament golf next week at the Memorial in Ohio a tournament he’s won five times. Matt Dunham Associated Press

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. He had not immediately joined his co-competitors when the PGA Tour returned from the coronavirus lockdown.

The PGA Tour announced Wednesday that Nick Watney, Denny McCarthy, and Dylan Frittelli will play as a threesome in the Workday Charity Open despite all three continuing to return positive tests for COVID-19.

"I've missed going out and competing with the guys and can't wait to get back out there, " Woods said.

By the way. Tiger dominates at the course - he's won there a record FIVE times.

In an email to patrons, the tournament said: "With the support of Nationwide and local government, officials cancel plans to be among first professional sports leagues with fan attendance; decision made out of an abundance of caution, as focus heightens on player experience and television presentation".

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Woods, now ranked 14th in the world, was ninth at last year's Memorial.

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan released a statement regarding the change.

"I sometimes can force it too much and try too hard, so it's just about trusting the process and waiting for it all to happen".

Woods returned to televised golf in May, playing in a charity match with fellow pro Phil Mickelson and National Football League stars Tom Brady and Peyton Manning and hitting the ball quite well on his home course in Florida. "While this was a hard decision, it was one made collectively, and we are appreciative of the process undertaken to this point that will allow us to welcome on-site fans when the time is right". Having began the year as world No6, he has slipped to 14th and will obviously find a much different scene to which he has become accustomed in his 24th year on Tour, not least the absence of any crowds.

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