Woods to play WGC-CA Championship at Doral


2007 WGC CA ChampionshipTiger Woods will be competing in the upcoming WGC-CA Championship, according to his Web site.
Woods had until 5 p.m. ET Friday to announce his decision. Woods has won this tournament six times, with two of them coming at Doral Resort and Spa. He also won the old Ford Championship two times at Doral.
Tiger returning to the CA Championship for his first stroke-play event since getting injured his absolutely huge for the south Florida community, tournament director Eddie Carbone said.
Woods made his return to competitive action, following an eight-month hiatus due to knee surgery, at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, last week. He won his opening match over Brendan Jones, 3 and 2, before losing in the second round to Tim Clark, 4 and 2.
Geoff Ogilvy, who won the Match Play, is the defending champion of the CA Championship. Woods finished solo fifth last year.
Woods has won 15 of 27 WGC starts. This tournament used to be sponsored by American Express. Tiger won it in 1999 in Spain, 2002 in Ireland, 2003 in Georgia, 2005 in San Francisco, and 2006 in England.
The tournament made Doral its permanent site in 2007. Woods won that year as well, coming off victories in the 2005 and 2006 Ford Championship.
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