(Reuters) – Tiger Woods announced he will compete in the invitation-only tournament he will host in the Bahamas later this year.
FILE PHOTO: Sep 10, 2018; Newtown Square, PA, USA; Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink GC. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
The Hero World Challenge will be played Nov. 29-Dec. 2 at Albany Golf Resort in New Providence, Bahamas.
Only 18 players will take part. Rickie Fowler won the event last year.
“The Hero World Challenge has evolved into a global event highlighting the world’s best golfers year after year,” Woods said. “We are very excited to continue growing the Hero World Challenge at Albany.”
Woods finished in a tie for ninth place last year as he began his comeback from spinal fusion surgery.
This year, Woods has six top-10 PGA Tour finishes, including a runner-up finish…