Tiger Woods now ranked 950th in world as he makes decision over The Masters

April 8, 2024

Golf icon Tiger Woods will have the same caddie at consecutive events for the first time in over a year after he confirmed he will be playing at The Masters this weekTiger Woods will stick with his caddie Lance Bennett for The MastersTiger Woods has decided to stick with caddie Lance Bennett for The MastersWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. Golf legend Tiger Woods has made a major call to keep his caddie on board for The Masters despite plummeting to 950th in the world rankings.The 48-year-old icon – who hasn’t swung a competitive club since the Genesis Open in February – is set to make a grand return at Augusta. After surviving a near-fatal car wreck in 2021 that left him with grave leg injuries, Woods has only managed to participate in a mere eight events.Yet he’s gearing up for a monumental comeback, eyeing what could be his 16th major title and a sixth green jacket when The Masters tees off on Thursday. And he’s sticking with Lance Bennett, the seasoned bagman he picked up at Riviera during the Genesis Open, as confirmed by Golf Monthly (via the Mirror).READ MORE: NBA legend Michael Jordan buys £13m mansion in exclusive community founded by golf iconREAD MORE: LIV Golf rebel swears six times in 10 seconds in extraordinary outburst live on TVThis marks the first time Tiger will stride the fairways with the same caddie for back-to-back tournaments since he and Joe LaCava went their separate ways post-2023 Masters. Woods, reflecting on his decision to team up with Bennett earlier this year, told reporters: “As far as Lance is concerned, I’ve had a great relationship with him over the years going back to when he caddied for Kuch [Matt Kuchar] and when we played at the Presidents Cup together back in, what, Muirfield Village.”In all the years that we’ve been on Ryder Cups and Presidents Cups together and the times I’ve been able to play with him in the same groups. Very down to earth, very loyal and how he conversated through the years, I’ve also taken notice of that.Do you think Tiger Woods will ever win another major title? Let us know in the comments section below.