Tiger Woods' Schedule: Predicting His Next Tournament in 2020

Here's where Tiger Woods will likely play this year

It was an abbreviated but productive schedule for Tiger in 2019 — his 13 appearances at PGA Tour events (plus his Hero World Challenge) included his 15th major championship victory (at The Masters) and his record-tying 82nd career PGA Tour win (at the ZOZO Championship). He also captained the 2019 U.S. Presidents Cup team to a thrilling and emotional win in Melbourne in December to cap a resurgent year in Tiger-ville.

 

The 15-time major champion has always been selective of the events in which he plays. With the assumption that Woods will remain healthy and competitive, here's an educated guess on when Tiger should be expected to spike TV ratings and turn up the roars in the gallery.

 

(UPDATED Feb. 21)

 

When is Tiger Woods' next tournament? Here's how his 2020 PGA Tour schedule has/could shape up.

 

• Tiger has not confirmed his next event, but he is not in the field for the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship this weekend (Feb. 20-23) and he missed Friday's deadline to enter next week's Honda Classic (Feb. 27-March 1). It will be the second straight year he passes on playing the event in Palm Beach Gardens, which is near his South Florida home.

 

• Looking ahead, a likely return for Tiger could come at the Arnold Palmer Invitational (March 5-8) at Bay Hill in Orlando, Florida. Woods has won the prestigious event a record eight times, the most recent coming in 2013.

 

—PREVIOUS 2020 TOURNAMENTS

 

Sentry Tournament of Champions

Maui, Hawaii — Jan. 2-5

Tiger hasn't played in this winners-only event since 2005, instead opting to hang with family and friends.

• Result: Tiger did not play.

 

Sony Open in Hawaii

Honolulu — Jan. 9-12

Tiger made it 0-for-2 in the Islands once again in 2020.

• Result: Tiger did not play.

 

The American Express

La Quinta, California — Jan. 16-19

Tiger passed on playing in the Phil Mickelson-hosted tournament to get ready for his 2020 debut at Torrey Pines.

• Result: Tiger did not play.

 

Farmers Insurance Open

La Jolla, California — Jan. 23-26
As he has done often in his career, Tiger opened his season at Torrey Pines, where he has won eight times in his career, including the 2008 U.S. Open.

• Result: Tiger tied for ninth (-9), six shots behind winner Marc Leishman

 

Waste Management Phoenix Open

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Jan. 30-Feb. 2
After playing the previous week and finishing in the top 10 in the Farmers Insurance Open, Tiger took the next week off to focus on his next tournament, the Genesis Invitational.

• Result: Tiger did not play.

 

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Pebble Beach, Calif. — Feb. 6-9
Although he enjoys playing at Pebble Beach and would have probably enjoyed the opportunity to catch with some of his celebrity friends who took part in the pro-am, Tiger skipped this event to get ready for the Genesis Invitational, which he is hosting.

• Result: Tiger did not play.

 

Genesis Invitational

Pacific Palisades, Calif. — Feb. 13-16
Tiger served as host for the Genesis Invitational, the first year this longstanding event on the PGA Tour was played as an invitational.

• Result: Tiger finished 68th (+11), 22 shots behind winner Adam Scott.

 

WGC-Mexico Championship

Naucalpan, Mexico — Feb. 20-23
After playing in and hosting the Genesis Invitation, Tiger opted not to participate in the first World Golf Championships (WGC) event of 2020.

• Result: Tiger did not play.

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