Woods, McIlroy Return To Memorial Tournament Following Injuries

May 31, 2018

Rory McIlroy (L) and Tiger Woods

Eight of the top ten players in the Official World Golf Rankings are in Dublin this week to play in the Memorial Tournament. 

Tiger Woods may be 83rd in those rankings, but his presence comes with much anticipation. He returns to Muirfield Village for the first time since 2015, and he's won the tournament a record five times. Last September, Woods wasn't sure he would play professional golf again due to back problems. But he appreciates being back in the game and especially at Jack Nicklaus' tournament. 

Rory McIlroy says he's excited to be back in Dublin after missing the tournament last year due to injury.

Thirteen past Memorial champions are in the field this year, including last year's winner, Jason Dufner.