Shaking a hoodie, back hat and sunglasses, Tiger Woods landed in Ireland, landed at Adare Manor, a 36-hole JP McManus Pro-Am

Woods has done his best to please the world since he withdrew from the PGA Championship in Southern Hills in May

Because of the obvious pain he was facing, Woods did not benefit much from playing in the final round. His chase for his 16th major victory would have to wait

He then chose to cross the U.S. Open in June to give her body more time to prepare for an easy trip to the flatter Old Course in St. Louis

Woods, 46, suffered a setback after a serious car accident last February and underwent surgery to play in the PNC Championship in December with his son

He then shocked the world in April by competing for the Masters, and shot the opening round of the 71st. He finished 47th.

"For the first time I thought the 78-78 weekend of a great artist would be a smile," recalls Scott Van Pelt of ESPN. “But I felt that the smile reflected my deep satisfaction.

Woods was quick to commit after the Masters were at St Andrews in July, noting that it was his favorite course in the world.