Confirmed: Tiger Woods to make PGA Tour return at Safeway Open
The PGA Tour announced that the 14-time major winner will play at the 2016-17 season opening event in California after over a year out with a back injury.
Woods' last event was the 2015 Wyndham Championship when he finished 10th.
Not long after he underwent microdiscectomy surgery before another operation in October 2015.
During his rehabilitation, Woods has since fallen to 321 in the world rankings.
The American holds the record for the most amount of weeks - 683 - at No 1.
Last week Woods served as a vice-captain to Davis Love III as America beat Europe to win the Ryder Cup.
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