Fresh off a clever display during The Players, Tiger Woods has committed to playing the Memorial during Muirfield Village in Ohio, a contest announced Wednesday on Twitter.
“HE’S BACK! … Who else is excited??” a chatter reads, in part.
— #theMemorial (@MemorialGolf) May 16, 2018
The contest — that runs May 31-June 3 — facilities another clever margin with new universe No. 1 Justin Thomas fasten Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Jason Day among those already committed for a eventuality that binds a special place on a PGA Tour given it’s hosted by Hall of Famer Jack Nicklaus.
The Golden Bear himself concurred how good a 2018 margin is moulding adult to be with a additions of Woods and Thomas, tweeting: “Terrific @MemorialGolf margin got even improved today … Wow!”
Terrific @MemorialGolf margin got even improved currently with commitments from 5-time leader @TigerWoods new World No. 1 @JustinThomas34! Already in: @TheMasters champ @PReedGolf, vital champs @McIlroyRory, @DJohnsonPGA, @JDayGolf, @bubbawatson, @ZachJohnsonPGA @JasonDufner. Wow! pic.twitter.com/wGsFmFcVeu
— Jack Nicklaus (@jacknicklaus) May 16, 2018
This year will symbol Woods’ 15th outing to a Memorial, an eventuality he has won 5 times, many recently in 2012. Perhaps some-more important, it will mark his eighth eventuality of 2018 (he’s also committed to play in a U.S. Open subsequent month), putting him on a gait to play a many events given his 2013 season, a final time he won on tour.
Not usually is he personification some-more frequently in his lapse from another behind surgery, though he is also is some-more frequently flashing his huge skill.
After creation a cut on a series during The Players, he during one indicate late Sunday changed into a tie for second place before faltering and shifting into a tie for 11th.