Woods heads to Asia to energize young athletes’ love for golf

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Tiger Woods (David Cannon/ Getty Images)

Tiger Woods will visit Asia from April 24 – 26 to help stoke local interest in the sport of golf and inspire athletes in China and Japan.

The 14-time Major champion will make his first stop in Shanghai on April 24 before he travels to Tokyo on April 26.

“When Tiger visited Asia in 2011, his presence was absolutely electric,” said Marc Patrick, VP Global Marketing of Nike Golf. “He really connected with the young athletes and inspired so many golf enthusiasts. We believe this generated tremendous energy around the sport of golf in Asia .We look forward to continued success again this year.”

During the visit, Woods will conduct golf clinics and interact with young athletes, while sharing his insights, knowledge and love of the game with golf fans, athletes and members of the media.