Tiger Woods formally commits to defend Zozo Championship title at Sherwood
Tiger Woods will defend his title on the Zozo Championship.
Woods dedicated Wednesday evening to the Oct. 22-25 occasion, which was moved from Accordia Golf Narashino Nation Membership in Chiba, Japan, to Sherwood Nation Membership in Lake Sherwood, California, due to COVID-19 issues.
“It’s disappointing that we will be unable to play in Japan this yr, however Sherwood Nation Membership can be an excellent backdrop for what I do know can be an excellent championship,” Woods mentioned in a launch.
Woods has some historical past at Sherwood, which hosted his Hero World Problem from 2000 to 2013. Woods received the occasion 5 occasions earlier than it moved to Isleworth and later Albany, the place it at the moment is performed.
Woods’ victory final fall at Zozo marked his 82nd on the PGA Tour, tying him with Sam Snead for the Tour report. Woods has performed simply eight Tour occasions since, with two top-10s and most not too long ago at missed lower on the U.S. Open final week at Winged Foot. On Tuesday, Woods teamed with Justin Thomas to win the Payne’s Valley Cup, a one-day match towards Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose to assist have a good time the opening of Woods’ first public golf course design within the U.S.