Tiger Woods to play nine holes at Augusta TODAY to see if he's ready for stunning Masters return 13 months after crash
TIGER WOODS is set to play nine holes of practice in preparation for The Masters today.
The five-time Masters winner is rumoured to be teeing off at 7.00 p.m. GMT.
The golf legend is still undecided as to whether he will participate in the event, promising a “game time” decision on whether he will play.
But on Sunday afternoon he practiced alongside Billy Horschel, who claimed Woods played like he did before his car accident last year.
Golf reporter Evin Priest also said Woods did not miss a shot, and if he plays like that today he may be encouraged to participate at the weekend.
But Butch Harmon has warned Woods will only take part if he believes he can take home the green jacket – so today's practice session will be key.
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Woods has not played a competitive round for more than 500 days.
He had initially sent the golfing world into a frenzy by turning up out of the blue to play a practice round at Augusta last Tuesday.
That was alongside his son Charlie and former world No 1 Justin Thomas.
Woods last appeared at The Masters in 2020, a year after he remarkably won the Green Jacket in 2019.
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But he is a big outsider to win the competition this time around with bookies giving him 50/1 odds.
Piers Morgan believes it would be a great sporting comeback if Woods even manages to take to the green on Thursday.
The Sun columnist said: "Incredible… 13 months ago he had the car crash people said would end his career.
"There’s nobody in world sporting history with more steely resilience and mental strength than Tiger Woods."
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