Tournament host and 2009, 2012 Quicken Loans National champion Tiger Woods is slated to compete at the 2014 Quicken Loans National, contested at Congressional Country Club, June 23-29.
“After a lot of therapy, I have recovered well and will be supporting my foundation next week at the Quicken Loans National,” Tiger Woods said on hisFacebook page. “I’ve just started to hit full shots, but it’s time to take the next step. I will be a bit rusty but I want to play myself back into competitive shape. Excited for the challenge ahead.”
The 2014 Quicken Loans National will once again be held in the nation’s capital. The Quicken Loans National has grown into one of the premier stops on the PGA TOUR, boasting an impressive list of champions. The event raises funds and awareness for the Tiger Woods Foundation and local charities, while paying tribute to our armed forces.
“We have a great field of 120 players slated for the 2014 Quicken Loans National and I can’t wait for the week to begin,” Tournament Director Mike Antolini said. “Fans are going to have a front-row seat to exciting competition and it’s great to have Tiger playing this week to support the foundation and the event.”
All will be playing for a purse of $6.5 million, including a top prize of $1,170,000.
BY THE NUMBERS
- 120 players in the field
- 66 PGA TOUR winners
- 297 PGA TOUR wins
- 5 past Quicken Loans National Champions
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