Tiger Woods practices at the PGA Championship

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Tiger Woods will give it a go in the PGA Championship, balky back and all.

After keeping the golf world in suspense for two days, Woods arrived at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon with the intention of playing when the tournament begins Thursday. Woods plans to have an afternoon practice round and was said to be touring the course on a golf cart shortly after his noon arrival. He is scheduled to tee off Thursday morning in a group with Phil Mickelson and Padraig Harrington.
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Tiger Woods of the United States practices his swing on the seventh fairway during a practice round at the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Course in Louisville, Kentucky August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Tiger Woods of the United States practices his swing on the seventh fairway during a practice round at the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Course in Louisville
Tiger Woods of the United States practices his swing on the seventh fairway during a practice round at the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Course in Louisville, Kentucky August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
Tiger Woods of the U.S. arrives at Valhalla Golf Club for the third day of practice for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

<p class="regdt">Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)</p>
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods arrives for a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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