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Tiger Woods’ subsequent confirmed occasion is not what you thought it will be

Tiger Woods will play in The JP McManus Professional-Am at Adare Manor in July.

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Tiger Woods’ subsequent confirmed begin? It seems like it will likely be abroad, however, no, it’s not the event you might be pondering.

The official Twitter account of the JP McManus Professional-Am tweeted on Thursday morning that Woods will probably be taking part in within the 2022 occasion, which is scheduled for July 4-5 at Adare Manor Resort Golf Membership in Limerick, Eire. It’s only one week earlier than the Open Championship returns to St. Andrews, Scotland, a brief flight away from Limerick, and maybe would function tune-up for Woods, who hasn’t made official how a lot he plans to play within the subsequent couple of months.

Whereas this pro-am could be unknown to some within the States, it packs a wealthy historical past. It was first performed in 1990 at Limerick Golf Membership and introduced in most of the space’s high professionals. It’s developed since, bringing in names like Fred {Couples}, Davis Love III, Ernie Els, Colin Montgomerie and, after all, Woods. It moved to the luxurious Adare Manor in 2005.

The occasion, began by businessman J.P. McManus, places execs and celebrities with newbie groups and serves as an enormous fundraiser benefiting packages that present important providers to the Mid-West area or Eire.

“Tiger has been an excellent buddy and avid supporter of the Professional-Am for a really very long time and we’re completely thrilled he has dedicated to play as soon as once more within the event,” McManus mentioned in a press release. “His presence at Adare Manor will undoubtedly carry enormous pleasure to the 1000’s of spectators and we’re very grateful to him for giving up his free time to be with us.”

Woods has identified McManus for years and has performed in all three of the pro-ams staged since he turned professional. The final time it was held, in 2010, it featured Woods, Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy, amongst others.

The 2022 occasion would be the sixth version. It was scheduled for 2020 however pushed again to 2021, after which once more to 2022, because of Covid-19. Woods had already dedicated to the event, however his standing was in query after his February 2021 automotive accident.

Woods, who returned to aggressive golf on the Masters and completed forty seventh, mentioned he would attempt to play the PGA Championship in Might however added he’s “trying ahead to St. Andrews,” the Open venue the place he’s gained two majors.

Collin Morikawa, Bryson DeChambeau, Justin Thomas, Sergio Garcia, Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka, Jon Rahm, McIlroy, Johnson and Woods are only a handful of the professionals dedicated to this yr’s occasion. (See the complete dedication record right here.)

Spectators are allowed, however no tickets are at present out there for this yr’s occasion.

Josh Berhow

Golf.com Editor

Josh Berhow is the managing editor at GOLF.com. The Minnesota native graduated with a journalism diploma from Minnesota State College in Mankato. You’ll be able to attain him at joshua_berhow@golf.com.

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