Tiger to play Memorial, seeks win No. 2

After a three-week break, Tiger Woods will return to the PGA Tour at next week's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, the event announced Friday.

Woods, 33, has played six tournaments since returning from knee surgery, with five consecutive top 10s and a victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

He last competed on May 10 during the final round of the Players Championship, where he finished eighth.

This will be his 10th appearance at the Memorial, where he has won three times --1999, 2000 and 2001. He missed last year's tournament due to knee surgery performed just after the Masters, then went on to win the U.S. Open two weeks later before ACL surgery knocked him out for the rest of the year.

Woods, ranked No. 1 in the world, is part of a field that boasts seven of the top 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings and eight of the top 10 on the PGA Tour money list.

Bob Harig covers golf for ESPN.com. He can be reached at BobHarig@gmail.com.