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 width=Tiger Woods will play the Wyndham Championship for the first time.

In an email to The Associated Press on Monday, agent Mark Steinberg confirmed that Woods will play in Greensboro this week.

That ends a few days of uncertainty around Sedgefield County Club, the site of the final tournament of golf's regular season.

Woods created a stir by entering the field just ahead of the deadline last Friday.

But after closing out a 73 and missing the cut at the PGA Championship in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, he hedged a bit. He said he would "go through it with my team" to "see if that's the right move or not."

On Monday morning, Wyndham tournament director Mark Brazil sent out a brief tweet: "Bam! Tiger is coming!"

The first round begins Thursday.

The Wyndham annually is the last chance for the PGA Tour's bubble players to play their way into the FedEx Cup playoffs. They begin next week at The Barclays in New Jersey.

Woods - who's at No. 187 on the points list - comes to Greensboro rather far from the bubble. Only the top 125 players reach the playoffs.

He would get into The Barclays with a victory and could possibly advance by finishing alone in second.

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