Tiger Woods has made an implausible comeback this year when he won his first Major in over a decade, back in April. Now, the 43-year-old golfer has announced he intends to tell his definitive story through a memoir titled 'Back'.
I’ve been in the spotlight for a long time, and because of that, there have been books and articles and TV shows about me, most filled with errors, speculative and wrong. This book is my definitive story.https://t.co/t2vs8YusEG pic.twitter.com/HOHjtH5dxx— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) October 15, 2019
Woods won his last Major, the US Open, all the way back in 2008 when he beat Rocco Mediate for the title. Since then, he has been reportedly battling injuries. And just like that, the 11-time PGA player of the year fell from grace. In April 2019, he announced his comeback with a win in the 2019 Masters tournament, which was his fifth Masters win. It leaves him one shy of Jack Nicklaus' record six Masters win, and three short of his record eighteen Major wins. His performance materialised when it mattered most and almost feels like a throwback to the 2000s. He now has three top-10s in his past four Majors.
14 years after his last Masters victory, Tiger's roar returns to Augusta. pic.twitter.com/AwFWljGPDL— Masters Tournament (@TheMasters) April 15, 2019
In the wake of this comeback, he has decided to work with publishers Harper Collins for the aforementioned memoir. The book will start with Woods' childhood as a prodigy, encompassing his 81 PGA tour wins – the second-highest total in history and his 15 Masters victories. No confirmed release date has been announced as of now. The book is also supposed to visit his devastating injuries and personal troubles with infidelity and subsequent sex addiction in detail. This memoir is going to be the first and only account directly from Woods, with the full cooperation of his friends and family.
Woods is returning to competitive golf on October 21 to be part of a skins game with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama in Chiba, Japan. He's also planning to play in the PGA Tour's new event, the Zozo Championship, that starts October 24. Both of those events are at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club. It will be Woods' first time in Japan in 13 years.