Is Tiger Woods playing at The Masters? Latest on five-time champion ahead of Augusta showpiece

April 4, 2024

The Masters will get underway next week and Tiger Woods is hoping to be part of the field.The golfing icon has continued to struggle with serious injuries since his life-threatening car crash in 2021 and has only made one PGA Tour appearance this year.Woods has been battling with serious injuries since 2021Woods has been battling with serious injuries since 2021Credit: GettyIt was after The Masters in 2023 that the 48-year-old was forced to have surgery on his ankle and he is still recovering from that procedure now. Woods made his comeback over the winter but was forced to withdraw from the Genesis Invitational due to illness in mid-February and hasn’t played since.Is Tiger Woods playing at The Masters? It is not yet confirmed that Woods will be playing at The Masters. However, the 15-time major champion is currently in the tournament’s official field and is expected to feature. Tiger Woods ‘gives himself sex ban’ to prepare for the MastersThe top five favourites for Masters glory as Rahm defends against red hot favouriteHe has not played at a tournament since withdrawing from the Genesis in February. Woods opted to not feature in The Players Championship last month and he seems to have his focus set on playing at Augusta again. The legend was spotted playing at the course multiple times last month alongside Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy. He has also been reported to have been training in the gym until 4am to get himself in the best possible condition for the tournament. Tiger Woods ‘gives himself sex ban’ to prepare for the MastersOutside tips for Masters glory including LIV Golf ace and England’s top playerMcIlroy left three-year-old daughter baffled by decision to visit Woods’ ex-coachGolf’s Grand Slam winners and who are close as McIlroy and Spieth eye immortalityWoods will be competing as his 26th MastersCredit: Getty Golf star Viktor Hovland enjoys sunny fishing trip alongside influencer star as he prepares for The MastersWoods was forced to pull out of last year’s Masters after suffering from pain throughout. He pulled out due to plantar fasciitis and then decided to go through surgery to fix the issue. He then had seven months away from the sport after the procedure but he is now back and fighting to be fit. And things are looking positive as he aims to feature in what will be his 26th appearance at the tournament.Confirmation of Woods’ participation should come on Monday.