The 14-time major winner's next competitive start will be at the end of the month after he announced last week that he would tee it up at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines and again in California two weeks later at the Genesis Open.
There is a general sense of optimism in the golf world after Woods made an uninterrupted return to competitive play at December's Hero World Challenge.
Undoubtedly some fans are reserving their judgment as to whether Woods' 42-year-old body will hold up to the rigours of tour life.
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