LOS ANGELES — Don’t ask Tiger Woods about his schedule. He doesn’t know.
Tiger neutral on personification back-to-back
Tiger Woods won’t contend either he’ll play back-to-back weeks.
Not usually for a rest of a season. Woods isn’t certain of his skeleton for subsequent week, even yet he usually has until Friday afternoon to confirm either he’ll play a Honda Classic or not.
Luckily for him, we’ve taken a autocracy of mapping out his report for a residue of a year. We consider it’s a good distillate of aged standbys, new entries and a few out-of-the-box ideas. Like, waaayyy out of a box.
Feb. 22-25: Honda Classic
By PGA Tour rule, Tiger will have within 30 mins of finishing his 12:02 p.m. PT spin during this week’s Genesis Open to confirm either he’ll go back-to-back. He won’t need a full time. Bouncing off a final immature still feeling energized, Tiger hurries over to a initial contributor with a microphone and states, “I can’t wait for this weekend — and subsequent week, too.” You can roughly hear a cheers from PGA National, transparent conflicting a country.
March 1-4: Puerto Rico Open Charity Tournament
With 18 career WGC victories, Woods is distant and divided a all-time win personality in this category. But given he hasn’t competent for a WGC in Mexico, he’ll confirm to play a unaccepted conflicting eventuality in Puerto Rico to lift supports for a Hurricane Maria service effort. Television ratings for a gift eventuality will obscure those from Mexico, where Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth face off in a playoff.
March 15-18: Arnold Palmer Invitational
It’s frequency a warn that a eight-time champion chooses to lapse to Bay Hill, though his honorariums toward a late contest horde are a good touch. Playing a eventuality for a initial time given Palmer’s death, his shirt facilities a front-left slot and his golf bag shows a famous multi-colored powerful logo.
March 21-25: WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play
What, like we suspicion he’d be close out of WGCs forever? A outrageous early-year strike in universe ranking points and a handful of withdrawals will get Tiger in during a 11th hour. Endearing himself to a Austin locals, Woods explains his variable mark in a margin with a shrug and 3 tiny words: “Keep Austin weird.”
April 1: Drive, Chip and Putt Championship
No, Tiger isn’t holding on a kids during Augusta National, though he is putting this one on his schedule. Smiling and high-fiving his approach around a use facility, he looks like he’s never had some-more fun — and sure, he’s building adult a few kismet points, too.
April 4: Masters Par-3 Contest
Speaking of kismet … Tiger eschews his common Wednesday morning use spin in preference of gearing adult for a Par-3, unresolved out with his kids on a brief march for a few hours before their scheduled tee time.
April 5-8: Masters Tournament
Here’s a giveaway block on a Bingo label of Woods’ schedule. He’s 42 now, though pencil him in during Augusta National for another 30-40 years.
April 26-29: Zurich Classic of New Orleans
From Justin Thomas to Rickie Fowler to Patrick Reed, there are a brood of immature stars who will ceaselessly content Tiger in hopes of apropos his partner during this two-man event. Instead, he’ll opt for ol’ friend Phil Mickelson. And usually in box we suspicion it couldn’t get any better, Louisiana’s possess Hal Sutton decides to uncover adult and travel inside a ropes, a meaningful laugh on his face a whole time.
May 10-13: The Players Championship
In a curtsy to nostalgia, Woods doesn’t usually uncover adult during a initial tee of TPC Sawgrass, he shows adult wearing a same straw shawl with a march trademark that he wore during his 1994 U.S. Amateur victory.
May 25-30: NCAA Men’s Golf Championship
He’ll need to magically recover pledge standing to perform those dual some-more years of eligibility, though Woods will uncover adult during Karsten Creek simply to hearten on his dear Stanford Cardinal, ranked 11th in a republic after a tumble season.
May 31-June 3: Memorial Tournament
A week before this event, Woods calls contest horde Jack Nicklaus and informs him he’ll play Muirfield Village — with a caveat. And so is innate a thought of Tiger and Jack as pro-am partners. By a time they strech a turn, full-sized print prints will already be offered for triple-digits on eBay.
June 7-9: National Hickory Championship
Rather than contest in Memphis or seat down in his backyard use range, Woods will select to prep for a year’s second vital while powdering off a hickory clubs and attack some featheries around Miamisburg, Ohio. Asked following to consider his diversion with a selected equipment, he’ll contend with a chuckle, “I unequivocally struggled with my feels. And we could never figure out a right traj.”
June 14-17: U.S. Open
At Shinnecock Hills, Tiger can be seen buddying around with USGA executive executive Mike Davis and a few other blue-blazered officials. Doesn’t make sense? Think again: This is a final year of his 10-year grant for winning a 2008 book of this event. If he doesn’t play his approach in subsequent year, he’ll need an exemption.
June 28-July 1: The National
With no unite and no horde course, this eventuality felt like Dead Tourney Walking progressing in a year. That was until Woods started privately job his peers and perfectionist answers. As if to illustrate his powers of persuasion, a margin will be one of a many star-studded of a summer.
July 12-15: Scottish Open
Twenty-three years ago, Tiger prepped for his initial Open Championship by personification his initial Scottish Open. He done a cut that week, though never done it behind given branch pro — until this year, as he’ll wish to perform European Tour membership minimums and get a clarity for a nasty continue he’ll positively find during Carnoustie.
July 19-22: The Open Championship
Necessity is a mom of invention, they say, and a word rings loyal when Woods’ clubs go blank Thursday morning. Quickly putting together a temporary mount bag with a driver, 4 irons, dual wedges and a putter, Woods is forced to strike “feel” shots all around a course. And he loves it.
July 26-29: RBC Canadian Open
Ask a loyal Tiger geeks to list their hero’s best-ever shot and they won’t indicate to a 16th hole chip during Augusta or a final-hole putt during Torrey Pines. Instead, they’ll indicate to a 218-yard 6-iron from underneath a fairway fort mouth during a 2000 chronicle of this event. Knowing a tourney is behind during Glen Abbey, Woods will confirm to give it a go, perplexing a shot again in his use spin — and realizing immediately usually how dictatorial it was.
Aug. 2-5: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Sensing a settlement now with these WGC appearances, aren’t we?
Aug. 9-12: PGA Championship
Six months earlier, Tiger was reticent to dedicate to dual events in a row. The year’s final vital will make 5 true — though any privacy during all.
Aug. 25-26: Arnold B. Walker Milwaukee County Championship
Already competent into a third FedEx Cup playoff event, he skips a Northern Trust in preference of teeing it adult in a city where he done his veteran debut. He isn’t a member, though can enter a 36-hole flighted cadence play eventuality by profitable a tiny additional fee. And don’t worry, there are prizes for both a sum and net competitions.
Sept. 6-9: BMW Championship
Not usually will Tiger tee it adult during Aronimink, he’ll fast exit after a opening spin to locate a Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles in their home opener, still wearing his golf clothe on a sidelines that night.
Sept. 20-23: Tour Championship
Considering it has been a half-decade given Woods final competed in a deteriorate finale, this one is maybe his easiest non-major joining of a year, as there was never a doubt he wanted to strech a margin during East Lake.
Sept. 28-30: Ryder Cup
Asked during his Tuesday news discussion during Riviera either he’d rather be a captain’s collect or clamp captain for a U.S. team, Tiger answered, “Both.” He’ll be deemed prophetic when he takes on dual roles in Paris.
Oct. 11-13: U.S. ProMiniGolf Association Masters
The Masters of MiniGolf — contested, of course, in a small-ball collateral of a world, North Myrtle Beach — will get a lot some-more engaging with an tangible four-time Masters champion in a field. In fact, Tiger competence even wish to wear his coupler — we know, for danger purposes. And here’s a best part: According to a website, competitors who dedicate now “will be entitled to a inexhaustible 20% off a bar rate.” Hey, that competence be a best reason to play a tourney all year.