Tiger Woods added another golf tournament on his calendar. The 46-year-old, who has won 15 major championships in golf, will participate in the JP McManus pro-am, which is a two day event in Ireland.USA Today.The tournament will take place 10 days prior to The Open Championship.
Follow the 2022 Masters Woods spoke to Sky SportsHe will be playing in The Open Championship at St. Andrews. He didn’t agree to play in the PGA Championship in May. Woods will be playing in the JP McManus Pro-Am for the fourth time. Because they are both committed to participating in the tournament, Woods will be playing alongside Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm and Collin Morikawa.
We are thrilled to announce that Tiger Woods will play in the 2022 JP McManus Pro-Am. 🙌
— JP McManus Pro-Am (@JPProAm) April 14, 2022
“It’ll be just the big events,”Woods spoke with Sky Sports on Sunday. per ESPN. “I don’t know if it’ll be Southern Hills or not. But I am looking forward to St. Andrews. That is something that is near and dear to my heart. I’ve won two Opens there. It’s the home of golf. It’s my favorite golf course in the world, so I will be there for that one. But anything in between that, I don’t know.”
JP McManus, an Irish horse-owner and former shareholder of Manchester United, hosts the JP McManus Pro Am. “Tiger has been a great friend and avid supporter of the Pro-Am for a very long time, and we are absolutely thrilled he has committed to play once again in the tournament,”McManus stated this in a statement. “His presence at Adare Manor will undoubtedly bring huge excitement to the thousands of spectators, and we are very grateful to him for giving up his free time to be with us.”
This past weekend, Woods competed in the Masters, and it was his first major tournament since being involved in a car accident outside Los Angeles in February 2021. Woods had his worst finish at Masters with 13 overs across the four rounds. Woods was determined to participate in the tournament, even though he nearly lost his right leg.
“I love competing and I feel like if I can compete at the highest level, I’m going to,”Woods spoke to reporters shortly before the Masters. Per Sporting News. “And if I feel like I can still win, then I’m going to play. But if I feel like I can’t, you won’t see me out here. … I don’t show up to an event unless I think I can win it.”