The Open Championship, Royal Portrush Golf Club, Co. Antrim 18/7/2019
Tiger Woods on the 8th tee
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Tiger Woods has confirmed he will play in the JP McManus Pro-Am which gets underway at Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort on Monday.

According to US-based Golf Digest journalist Dan Rapaport, the 15-time major winner will tee-it-up in Adare in what will his first event since the US PGA championship at the end of May

“Just confirmed with Tiger’s camp that he will indeed tee it up at the JP McManus Pro-Am on Monday and Tuesday. Then, the Open at St. Andrews. Quite the fortnight,” he wrote on social media.

Separately, the organisers of the JP McManus Pro-Am have announced that Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg will not be playing in the event.

“We regret to inform you that Mark Wahlberg is unable to attend the Pro-Am. We look forward to welcoming him back to Adare Manor in the future. We are very excited to welcome all of our guests for what’s set to be our biggest Pro-Am ever,” read a short statement.

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