Tiger to return at Players

Former World No 1 Tiger Woods has confirmed he will return to the PGA Tour at the Players Championship on May 7.

The American, who can be backed in a number of markets with Paddy Power, returned recently to take part in the Masters, and will make only his fourth start of the year at TPC Sawgrass.

In February, Woods took a break to get his game ‘tournament ready’ after shooting an 82 at the Phoenix Open and withdrawing from the Farmers Insurance Open the following week due to injury.

He returned at Augusta for the year’s first major, looking in much better shape as he finished in a tie for 17th.

Afterwards, he confirmed he would be taking another break.

“Not going to be for a while,” he said. “I have a little time off, and go back to the drawing board, work on it again, and refine what I’m doing.

“I really like what I’m doing, I got my distance back, and everything is good.”

The 39-year-old has now announced on Twitter that he will tee it up at the Players Championship for the tournament often labelled as the ‘fifth major’.

“Looking forward to going back to THE PLAYERS this year, hoping for a repeat of 2013,” he said.

Woods appeared to have seriously injured his wrist during the final round of the Masters, but it does not appear to have done any lasting damage.

“A bone kind of popped out and the joint kind of went out of place, but I put it back in,” he said.

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