PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Tiger Woods has committed to play in the 2017 Honda Classic.
The news was first reported by the Palm Beach Post.
"It's so great to see Tiger Woods back swinging a golf club and competing again," Honda Classic Executive Director Kenneth R. Kennerly said in a statement. "He has been such a big part of the growth that we have experienced at The Honda Classic since he moved to Jupiter Island. I know that his presence at this year's tournament will generate enormous excitement amongst the fans and his fellow competitors who appreciate the challenges he has faced the past year and a half becoming healthy again."
The event runs from February 20-26 at the PGA National Resort & Spa Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens.
Honda Classic confirms that Tiger Woods is coming to play in the 2017 tournament Feb. 20-26 at PGA National
— Mark Bradley (@ByMarkBradley) January 4, 2017
Woods last played in the 2014 Honda Classic, withdrew in the fourth round due to back spasms. https://t.co/mgV6lXgzEm
— ESPN West Palm (@ESPNWestPalm) January 4, 2017