Tiger Woods Masters Speculation Crests As Golf Star Says He’ll Make A “Game-Time Decision” On Playing

April 27, 2024

 Tiger Woods was at Augusta National golf course on Sunday, but has not yet decided if he’ll play in this week’s Masters tournament.

“I will be heading up to Augusta today to continue my preparation and practice. It will be a game-time decision on whether I compete,” Woods wrote.

Tee times are published Tuesday.

If Woods decides to play, it would be his first PGA competition since Nov. 15, 2020.

PREVIOUSLY: Tiger Woods has had some of the most memorable moments of his career at Augusta National golf course. Now, he may be gearing up for another.

Woods has been spotted playing a practice round at the home of the Masters Golf Tournament, sparking speculation that he could appear in next week’s tournament. Woods has not played an official tournament since suffering serious leg injuries in a car crash in February 2021.

However, the 15-time majors champion was named among the 91 starters for the 2022 Masters, which begins on April 7 and runs through April 10.. ESPN and CBS will televise the tournament.

Wood last played competitively in December 2021, when he appeared with son Charlie at the PNC Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes in Florida. At that time, he conceded that he was not up to full return, but said, “I can play certain evensts here and there.” His last PGA Tour appearance was at the 2020 Masters in November of that year.

The PGA Tour even tweeted a photo of Woods swinging a club with the caption: “Tiger Woods is practicing today at Augusta National.”

The Augusta course will challenge the 46-year-old Woods’ physical condition, as it’s filled with elevation changes.Playing 18 holes will require a walk of 5.51 miles.