The 72-hole event with a purse of $6.1 million will bring many of the world's best golfers to the bluffs above Black's Beach in La Jolla.
Woods took home the trophy at the then-Buick Invitational in 1999, 2003 and from 2005-08. His U.S. Open win here in June 2008 gave him a streak of five championships in five tries at Torrey Pines. He has played here just once since then, finishing in a tie for 44th in the 2011 Farmers. It was the only time he has failed to crack the top 10 in 13 tournaments at Torrey dating back to 1998.
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