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Tiger Woods to play next year at Riviera tournament if he's healthy

Tiger Woods to play next year at Riviera tournament if he's healthy

Tiger Woods will make his competitive return to the Riviera Country Club next year if he is healthy enough to play.

The tour announced on Tuesday that the Tiger Woods Foundation will become the new host organization for the tournament whose new title sponsor is Hyundai after nine years of being the Northern Trust Open.

Woods said in a prepared statement: “I’m committed to playing in my foundation’s events, and it will be exciting to return to Riviera.”

Woods, 40, has conspicuously avoided Riviera in Pacific Palisades for much of his career, and going winless there is one of the few glaring disappointments for the golfer who has notched 79 career...

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