Tiger Woods commits to Memorial, Jack Nicklaus says he’s ‘on the verge’ of profitable
Tiger Woods will play within the Memorial Event at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, and he drew robust reward from host Jack Nicklaus forward of the occasion.
The event introduced Woods’ dedication Wednesday. It runs Could 31-June 1 with Nicklaus serving as host on a course he designed. Woods has received the Memorial 5 occasions and might be making his ninth begin of the season. It would nearly actually be his ultimate event earlier than the U.S. Open June 14-17 at Shinnecock Hills.
Woods might be paired with former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning for the Wednesday pro-am.
“I’m happy that the Memorial Event as soon as once more is drawing an exquisite subject,” Nicklaus stated in a launch. “I’ve been so impressed with Tiger throughout his comeback, and as I stated final weekend, I feel he’s on the verge of profitable for the primary time in a number of years. He’s been very shut, and having received 5 occasions at Muirfield Village, I wouldn’t be stunned if he contended to win his sixth.”
Woods completed T-11 on the Gamers Championship final week after making the lower on the quantity. He shot 7-under 65 Saturday and 3-under 69 Sunday to cost up the leaderboard and completed together with his lowest-scoring weekend since 2012.
It was the fourth top-12 end of the yr for Woods, who was T-12 on the Honda Traditional, T-2 on the Valspar Championship and T-5 on the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Woods has completed within the prime 25 in 5 of his eight begins with only one missed lower, on the Genesis Open in February.
“This weekend was extraordinarily optimistic,” Woods stated after the Gamers. “I hit a variety of good photographs and (I used to be) very excited to see some places go on this weekend as properly.”
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