Tiger Woods to return next week

By News4Jax.com Staff, webteam@wjxt.com
Published On: Jun 20 2014 04:12:29 PM EDT
Tiger Woods holds the 2013 Players trophy
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Tiger Woods says he is rusty but ready to return to competition.
   
Woods announced Friday on his Facebook page that he will play next week at Congressional in the Quicken Loans National. This is the first year for a new title sponsor at the PGA Tour event that donates the charity money to the Tiger Woods Foundation.
   
Woods last played on March 9 at Doral, where he played with pain in his lower back and closed with a 78 to tie for 25th. He had back surgery on March 31, causing him to miss the Masters for the first time. He also missed the U.S. Open.
   
He says he is just starting to hit full shots and wants to play his way into competitive shape.

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