PGA Tour

Tiger Woods to start his year at Torrey Pines

2019-01-17 07:01
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods (Getty)

San Diego - Tiger Woods is starting another year at Torrey Pines, this time with higher expectations.

Woods, 43, announced on Wednesday that he will play in the Farmers Insurance Open next week.

He has won the tournament seven times, and Torrey Pines is where he won the US Open in 2008.

Woods tied for 23rd a year ago when no one - himself included - was sure what to expect.

He was coming off a fourth back surgery, this one to fuse his lower spine.

This will be his first PGA Tour event since he won the Tour Championship last September to cap off his comeback year.

Woods, winner at the Farmers Insurance Open in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2013, joins a powerful field for the January 24-27 event.

Defending champion Jason Day, Justin Rose, Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy are among a host of players who are due to tee it up at the course outside San Diego.

Read more on:    pga tour  |  tiger woods  |  golf


Read News24’s Comments Policy


Which is your favourite event on the golfing calendar?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.