Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open
LOS ANGELES Former world number one Tiger Woods has committed to play in Jack
Nicklauss Memorial Tournament later this month as he ramps up his preparations for the US Open, tournament organisers confirmed on Wednesday.
A statement said Woods, a fivetime winner at Memorial, had added the May 31-June 3 tournament to his schedule along with newly-minted world number one Justin Thomas.
Tournament founder and host Nicklaus welcomed Woods return to the event at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The 14time major champion last played the tournament in 2015.
Nicklaus said he believed Woods, who has made a comeback to golf this season after missing most of the previous two years through injury, is close to claiming a tournament victory. Agencies