The Honda Classic got a big boost in player notoriety as local residents Rory Mcllory and Tiger Woods both committed to playing in the event held at PGA National.
Ranked number one and two in the world respectively, Mcllroy and Woods join a high profile field featuring other local residents such as Lee Westwood (Old Palm Resident), Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Keegan Bradley (Loxahatchee river residents), and many other of the top names on the PGA tour.
Last year, Woods and Mcllroy battled it out on the final day as Woods shot an eight-under 62 including an eagle on 18 but came up two shots shy of the victory.
Tiger Woods released a statement on his website announcing his return to the Honda Classic. “I’m excited to be playing in The Honda