Tiger Woods has focused on playing the JP McManus Pro-Am at Ireland’s Adare Manor in July as a component of his arrangements for the 2022 Open Championship.
Competition coordinators reported the news Thursday. The two-day occasion to help noble cause is planned for July 4-5. The Open will be held July 14-17 at St. Andrews in Scotland.
McManus, the Irish finance manager and racehorse proprietor facilitating the favorable to am, put out an announcement about Woods’ investment:
Yet again tiger has been an incredible companion and energetic ally of the Pro-Am for quite a while and we are totally excited he has resolved to play in the competition. His attendance at Adare Manor will without a doubt carry gigantic energy to the a large number of observers and we are exceptionally appreciative to him for surrendering his leisure time to accompany us.
Woods played the Masters last week, which denoted his first PGA Tour appearance since November 2020 in view of genuine leg wounds experienced in a February 2021 fender bender.
The 15-time significant boss surpassed assumptions in the initial round with a one-under 71 and figured out how to take care of business, yet the actual cost of a four-day competition became apparent as he cautiously crossed Augusta National while presenting back-on back 78s throughout the end of the week.
Thereafter, he told Sky Sports his status for the PGA Championship in May was unsure however added he certainly wanted to make the excursion to St. Andrews.
“That is something important to me,” Woods said. “I’ve won two Opens there, it’s the home of golf and it’s my number one green on the planet. I will show up for that one.”
He referenced nothing about playing the U.S. Open in June.
Woods joins Rory McIlroy, Collin Morikawa, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson and Bryson DeChambeau among the PGA Tour stars expected to play in the supportive of am. Superstars in the field incorporate entertainer Mark Wahlberg and artist Niall Horan.
It’ll be the 46-year-old fan most loved’s fourth time playing the occasion.
In November, Tiger told Dan Rapaport of Golf Digest his days as a full-time golf player were finished and said he’d zero in on a restricted timetable around the game’s greatest occasions, considering it an “lamentable reality.”
“I think something sensible is playing the Tour one day-never full-time, at any point in the future yet single out, very much like Mr. [Ben] Hogan did. Single out a couple of occasions a year and you mess about that,” Woods said.
Those competitions will probably incorporate most of majors, as he stays three behind Jack Nicklaus for the unequaled men’s record of 18, and a chosen handful different competitions where he’s delighted in predictable outcome before, similar to the Arnold Palmer Invitational and WGC Invitational.