Tiger Woods met with officials from the Tavistock Cup on Monday to discuss plans about making the small tournament his 2010 golf debut, according to a report published by TMZ.
According to the website's report, it is a source who works for Tiger that has claimed he will play Tavistock, which is a two-day event on Mar. 22-23. Their sources add that Tiger will then participate in the Masters, which is two weeks later.
The Tavistock Cup is a small, somewhat unusual event (though Tiger often participates) -- an "exhibition which pits teams of touring professionals from two Orlando, Fla., golf communities." This year, Isleworth (the spot of Tiger's infamous car crash) will play host to Lake Nona. And it makes a lot of sense for him to chose this event to make his much publicized return to golf.
Despite the event being televised on the Golf Channel, media and spectator access is limited. Players are miked and the mood is light. Chances are good that Woods could return to a competitive environment -- in his back yard, no less -- playing with and against some of his friends, without the scrutiny from the press or catcalls from the gallery.
TMZ also reported on Wednesday that Tiger was seen at the driving range.