Tiger Woods to play first tournament since car accident

Tiger Woods has announced his official return to golf will be alongside his son at the PNC Championship in Orlando.

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In a tweet, Woods said, “Although it’s been a long and challenging year, I am very excited to close it out by competing in the @PNCchampionship with my son Charlie. I’m playing as a Dad and couldn’t be more excited and proud.”

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The PNC Championship is not a PGA Tour event, and is considered more laid-back and less demanding than a normal event, Sports Illustrated reported.

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In late November, Tiger Woods said he did not expect to play golf full-time ever again. In February, Woods was in a car crash in Los Angeles County that left him with shattered bones in his right leg, as previously reported.

The PNC Championship is Dec. 16-19 and features 20 major champions and their relatives competing for more than a million dollars in a two-day, 36-hole tournament, CNN reported.

Last year’s PNC Championship featured Woods’ son Charlie in his first big public appearance, and the pair finished seventh in a field of 20, CBS Sports reported.