Golf: Woods' World Challenge moving to Florida in 2014

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - The Tiger Woods Foundation said on Friday that the World Challenge unofficial event hosted by the 14-time major champion will move to Florida in 2014.

This year's World Challenge, will be contested at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California, west of Los Angeles on December 5-8.

Sherwood and Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, are the only two courses to host the event in its first 15 years.

Next year, Isleworth Golf and Country Club near Orlando will be the host course.

"We have a longstanding relationship with Tavistock Group and my friend, Joe Lewis, and I am thrilled to see it grow in support of our foundations," said Tiger Woods of the group that owns Isleworth.

"We've enjoyed 15 amazing years in Southern California, which helped us launch our flagship Tiger Woods Learning Center.

"I'm looking forward to this next phase of the World Challenge and what it can bring to Florida."

This year's 18-player field at the World Challenge includes 14 of the top 20 players in the world, along with defending champion Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland and reigning PGA Champion Jason Dufner.

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