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Tiger Woods to return to action at Safeway Open after 14 months out

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Tiger Woods was one of five non-playing vice-captains for the victorious American team at last weekend's Ryder Cup




Tiger Woods will return to action for the first time since August 2015 by playing at the season-opening Safeway Open in California next week.

Fourteen-time major winner Woods, 40, has twice had back surgery since his last tournament appearance.

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Ryder Cup 2016: Tiger Woods 'a huge advantage' for USA -Tom Lehman

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Tiger Woods was part of the USA Ryder Cup team beaten 14½-13½ in Medinah in 2012



Tiger Woods will be a 'huge advantage' to the USA Ryder Cup team at this week's event in Minnesota, according to fellow vice captain Tom Lehman.

The 14-time major winner has won just one of his six Ryder Cups as a player.

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Jimmy Walker: US PGA Championship winner up 33 spots to 15th in world rankings

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Jimmy Walker finished on 14 under par to win by one shot at Baltusrol



Jimmy Walker has climbed 33 places to 15th in the world rankings after his US PGA Championship victory.

The American, 37, held off Jason Day at Baltusrol, New Jersey, on Sunday to claim his first major.

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US PGA Championship 2016: Jimmy Walker wins maiden major

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Walker played more than 200 events on the PGA Tour before winning his first of his five titles



American Jimmy Walker won his first major with a one-shot victory at the US PGA Championship at Baltusrol.

The 37-year-old closed with a bogey-free three-under-par 67 to hold off Australia's world number one Jason Day (67) and win on 14 under.

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US PGA Championship 2016: Willett, Johnson, Stenson together

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Australia's Jason Day won his first major at Whistling Straits last year



The winners of this year's Masters, US Open and Open will play together for the first two rounds of the final major of 2016, the US PGA Championship.

Masters champion Danny Willett, US Open winner Dustin Johnson and Open victor Henrik Stenson tee off at 18:45 BST on 28 July at Baltusrol, New Jersey.

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