The Golf Channel is reporting today that after 15 years in Southern California, The World Golf Challenge will head back East to Florida in 2014. The event has been played at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, but tournament host, Tiger Woods now has the tournament based at his old residence in Isleworth which is in the Orlando area.
Tiger has since moved to Jupiter, Florida, but Isleworth continues to host the Tavistock Cup every year.
“We have a longstanding relationship with Tavistock Group and my friend, Joe Lewis, and I am thrilled to see it grow in support of our Foundations,” Woods said as part of the release. “We’ve enjoyed 15 amazing years in Southern California … I’m looking forward to this next phase of the World Challenge and what it can bring to Florida.”
The final event will be played this year for the last time at Sherwood Country Club, and Graeme McDowell will be the defending champion. Tournament host, Tiger Woods has won this event five times. 14 of the worlds top 20 golfers will be in this years tournament which is set to tee off December 5th.
PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, Jordan Spieth will replace Brandt Snedeker in this year’s tournament. Snedeker is still having physical problems, and will not be in the 18 man field.
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