Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates after sinking a 4 feet putt to win the US Masters Golf Tournament with a record low score of 18 under par 13 April 1997 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, United States. (Photo by Stephen Munday/Allsport/Getty Images)

Speculation has ended, the news broke this morning, Tiger Woods has announced his intention to play the Masters Tournament this weekend. More coverage here:  2022 Golf Majors

According to yahoo,   Tiger Woods tee time is  10:34 a.m. ET Thursday morning.

Tiger will be paired with Louis Oosthuizen and Joaquin Niemann.

Tiger Woods has 5 green jackets including his latest Masters win from 2019.  Only Jack Nicklaus has more with 6. With a big weekend, Tiger can tie that win record. Here’s the Tiger Wood’s hype reel from 1997 where he blew out the field, winning by 12 strokes which is still a record margin for a major.

Here’s the photos from that win. I left in the original captions from 1997, you can tell they had no idea they were watching the launching of an amazing career.