Tiger Woods Return to Golf: Which Tournament Seems Most Likely for His Comeback?

Published 10/09/2021, 5:30 PM EDT
AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 12: Tiger Woods of the United States watches his tee shot on the first hole during the final round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 12, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


Tiger Woods is inarguably one of the best golfers of all time. Woods made his debut in 1996, and since then, he has been ruling the golfing world. The 45-year-old golfer has won 82 PGA Tour events and 15 major championships. Moreover, even after battling multiple injuries throughout his career, Tiger has always astonished the fans with his skills. 

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Meanwhile, Tiger is currently recovering from a solo car crash that occurred in February. Hence, since then, he hasn’t been able to play golf. But recently, he was spotted on a golf course in Florida without any crutches.

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Woods was accompanying his son, Charlie, for a junior event. Hence, the speculation about his comeback to golf has begun. So let us find out in which tournament is Tiger Woods planning to make a comeback?

In which tournament is Tiger Woods planning to make a comeback?

After seeing Tiger Woods standing alone without any support, fans have started to speculate about his comeback to golf. Hence, if we go by what we are seeing, then we might see Tiger making a comeback in the 2021-22 PGA Tour season. However, he might miss the majority of the events and most probably will be roaring to get going by June 2022. 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – DECEMBER 02: Tiger Woods of the United States reacts to his par on the fifth green during the third round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas on December 2, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

So the 15-time major championship winner might be eyeing the 2022 U.S. Open as his comeback event. This event is scheduled to be played on June 16th, and hence, Tiger still has around 6 to 7 months to be fully fit and compete.

However, since we still don’t know how much rehabilitation he still requires, this comeback date is just speculative and is presuming his bulk of rehab has been completed.

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Moreover, Fans are expecting to see Tiger making his first public appearance in December during the Hero World Challenge event, since he is the host of this tournament. Furthermore, they are also expecting him to announce the date of his comeback at the same time. 

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However, he would first need clearance from doctors before taking any decision, as rushing towards the golf course to play can aggravate the injury. Hence, after thinking about all these things, Tiger will mostly make a comeback which will at least take 6 months from now. 

So what do you think? In which tournament will Tiger Woods make a comeback? Do let us know. 

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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