Woods returns to competitive golf
The Hero World Challenge, the premier PGA TOUR event hosted by the Tiger Woods Foundation, will tee-off at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida, from December 4 to 7 this year. The world’s top 18 golfers, including 14-time major champion Woods, will participate in the tournament with a total prize purse of $3.5 million. Other marquee players who have confirmed participation in the tournament include Billy Horschel, Bubba Watson, Chris Kirk, Graeme McDowell, Henrik Stenson, Hideki Matsuyama, Hunter Mahan, Jim Furyk, Justin Rose, Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Jimmy Walker, Keegan Bradley, Matt Kuchar, Rickie Fowler, Steve Stricker and defending champion Zach Johnson. Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, is the title sponsor of the 72-hole stroke play event. It is co-sponsored by the PGA TOUR and benefits the Tavistock Foundation and the college-access programs of the Tiger Woods Foundation.