Tiger Woods will be playing in the Hero World Challenge, marking his first competition since his withdrawal from the Masters due to his injured right leg.
Why it matters
The return of Tiger Woods to professional golf is significant as he is a highly regarded and influential figure in the sport. His comeback after recovering from ankle surgery will be closely watched by fans and golf enthusiasts.
What the papers say
The Times reports that Tiger Woods will make his long-awaited return to professional golf at the Hero World Challenge. The Independent also confirms Woods' return to the tournament. AP News provides additional details about Woods' decision to compete in the event.
How we got here
Tiger Woods has been recovering from ankle surgery since his withdrawal from the Masters in April. He has not played in any professional golf tournaments since then.
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