Woods and 17 other players will compete in the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge, a four-round event at Sherwood Country Club that pays $1 million to the winner.
Woods, 37, is a five-time winner of the unofficial event, which next year is moving to Florida.
"I feel very comfortable," Woods said Wednesday after playing in the pro-am.
Coming off a three-week respite from competitive play, "I haven't really done a whole lot golf-wise but I've been training quite a bit," said Woods, the
The other players are defending World Challenge winner
Woods said the tournament was moving to Florida partly because so many PGA players live there, but that it "wasn't an easy decision" to move because Sherwood Country Club "has been fantastic over the years."