Woods to play in British Open at Carnoustie
Tiger Woods, a 14-time major champion, has played 7 times this year on his comeback after a successful spinal fusion operation last April.
BENGALURU - Former world number one Tiger Woods has confirmed his entry for the 147th British Open at Carnoustie, the tournament organisers announced on Wednesday.
The 42-year-old has lifted the Claret Jug three times in his career but has not contested the sport’s oldest major championship since 2015 due to injury.
Woods, a 14-time major champion, has played 7 times this year on his comeback after a successful spinal fusion operation last April, with a tie for 2nd at the Valspar Championship his best result.
The Open returns to Carnoustie for the first time since 2007 when Woods finished joint 12th when he was seeking a 3rd successive victory.
Woods finished tied for 32nd at the US Masters in April, his first appearance at a major championship since 2015.
The British Open will be played from 19 to 22 July.