Tiger Woods officially commits to play in The Memorial Tournament

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DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods has decided to play in the Memorial next week ahead of his next chance in a major.

Woods is a five-time winner at Muirfield Village. He has never missed it when healthy, except in 2006 when he took time off after his father's death. The Memorial is two weeks before the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.

Woods was so emotionally spent after winning the Masters that he chose not to play in the four weeks before the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. Woods missed the cut at the PGA Championship.

Justin Thomas also has entered the Memorial, his first tournament since the Masters. Thomas has been resting a bone bruise in his right wrist.

Five-time PGA TOUR winner Rickie Fowler was also announced on Thursday.

Additionally, Woods will be paired with Peyton Manning in the tournament’s official pro-am, the Nationwide Invitational at the Memorial.

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Tournament Schedule

May 27 - 29 | Practice Rounds

May 29 | Nationwide Invitational at the Memorial Tournament (Official Pro-Am) - 7 a.m.

May 29 | Honoree Ceremony - 1:30 p.m.

May 30 | First Round - Golf Channel (2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

May 31 | Second Round - Golf Channel (2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

June 1 | Third Round - 10TV (3 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

June 2 | Final Round - 10TV (2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

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