Predicting Tiger Woods' 2024 Schedule: July
In all likelihood, The Open Championship is the only time we will see Tiger Woods tee it up competitively in July. Tiger has won The Open three times: in 2000 and 2005 (both times at St. Andrews) and then in 2006 at Royal Liverpool.
The last time he competed in The Open was in 2022 when he played in the 150th Open Championship and missed the cut in what may have been his swan song at St. Andrews.
We have seen older players contend in The Open in the past. Greg Norman made a run when he was in his 50s and Tom Watson almost won The Open at age 59. So it is not out of the realm of possibility that Woods could contend.
Predicting Tiger Woods' 2024 Schedule: August
Where Tiger plays, and if he even plays at all, depends a great deal on how he does throughout the year. August is when the FedEx Cup playoffs are, so he will likely need at least one win or a few top finishes if he is going to even have the option to participate in the playoffs.
However, given the fact that the playoffs are all in back-to-back weeks, Woods may decide his body just cannot handle that sort of wear and tear.
One interesting move Woods could make is to play in the Wyndham Championship, the last regular season event on the PGA Tour schedule. Woods competed in the event in 2015 when he was trying to even make it into the FedEx Cup playoffs and finished tied for 10th.
It could be a good opportunity to pick up his 83rd victory and pass Sam Snead for the most PGA Tour victories. The field will likely not be as strong and Woods will, one can only hope, have a decent number of tournament reps to draw on.
In sum, we have a pretty good idea of where Tiger will tee it up in 2024. As always, he will prioritize the major championships, but we may see him in a few regular PGA Tour events as well. No matter what, it will be fun to see the GOAT back on the prowl in 2024.