The 14-time major champion marked his return in 2018 with a win at the Tour Championship, but where is he playing next in 2019?

When Is Tiger Woods Next Playing?

Tiger Woods made a compelling comeback in 2018 after a long-awaited return from injury. He made 19 starts, his most since the 2013 campaign and five more than the last three years combined.

The 43-year-old was in good form throughout the year as he recorded six top-10 finishes while only missing the cut on two occasions. He topped his remarkable return off with victory at the Tour Championship.

He will begin this year sat 13th in the Official World Golf Ranking, 653 places from where he began his 2018 campaign.

Speaking with CNN, his agent Mark Steinberg admitted: “He stayed healthy and he played more golf than he thought he would play, and more consecutive weeks than he thought he would play.

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”We’re certainly going to be a bit more sensitive and careful on long-haul trips.

“For the past 20 years Tiger has been one of the true global travelers for golf but I think he’s just going to be more cognisant of his body, what makes sense for his schedule and just to make sure that he’s healthy.”

Woods has not played since a 17th place finish at the Hero World Challenge and has skipped this week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

When Is Tiger Woods Next Playing?

Woods is next scheduled to play in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines at the end of January. One of three courses he has had eight wins on, Tiger’s record at Torrey Pines is imperious so his probable participation in the tournament comes as no surprise.

He is also believed to be playing at the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club a few weeks later in mid-February.

It is a course the 14-time major winner hasn’t had much success at over the years. As a pro, he is 0 from 10 appearances with a best finish of T2 in 1999.

The Genesis Open is only two weeks before the first World Golf Championship tournament of the year, a competition that Woods is now eligible for due to his OWGR standing.

However, it is currently unknown whether Tiger will play in the WGC-Mexico Championship nor is it clear if he will play in the WGC-Dell Technologies Matchplay at the end of March.

We believe that right now, dependant on how he plays in his first two events of 2019, the Honda Classic, Arnold Palmer Invitational, The Players Championship, and the Valspar Championship are all still possibilities.

Woods will most definitely compete in all four majors barring any further injury problems. Of the four courses, he has won at three of them – Augusta National, Bethpage Black & Pebble Beach.

Tiger Woods’ 2019 Schedule

24th January – 27th January: Farmers Insurance Open, Torrey Pines GC

14th February – 17th February: Genesis Open, Riveria CC

11th April – 14th April: Masters, Augusta National

16th May – 19th May: PGA Championship, Bethpage Black

13th June – 16th June: US Open, Pebble Beach

18th July – 21st July: The Open Championship, Royal Portrush GC

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