The 2023 Hero World Challenge at Albany in the Bahamas is set to be a momentous event for golf fans as Tiger Woods has confirmed his participation, ending months of speculation about his return to the sport. Since withdrawing from the 2023 Masters and undergoing surgery, Woods has been absent from golf but recent videos of him caddying for his son Charlie have sparked hope that he would make a comeback soon.
The Hero World Challenge, hosted by Woods and his TGR Ventures, features a field of 20 of the best players in the world including Scottie Scheffler, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Max Homa, Rickie Fowler, Viktor Hovland and Collin Morikawa. Despite being the tournament host, Woods was unable to participate last season due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
However this year he will be joined by exemptions Justin Rose and Lucas Glover to round out the field of 20 players set to compete at Albany from November 30th to December 3rd. The announcement of Woods’ participation in the tournament has generated excitement among fans and players alike.
This non-official PGA Tour event promises to be a thrilling affair with some of the best golfers in the world competing against each other in what is sure to be a memorable showdown. With Tiger Woods back on course it will be an event not to be missed.