LIMERICK, Ireland — Tiger Woods
will play his first tournament outside of the United States this year at
a charity pro-am in Ireland.
Tournament officials say Woods has
agreed to play July 5-6 in the event organized by Irish businessman and
racehorse owner J.P. McManus.
The 36-hole pro-am will be held at
Adare Manor, a former Irish Open venue, the week before the British Open
at St. Andrews.
Woods said in a statement released by
organizers that because of his own foundation he understands "the
importance and necessity of raising funds to help deserving