Woods to begin his 2015 season in Phoenix

It's official, for the first time in more than a decade Tiger Woods will be coming to Scottsdale.

He's kicking off his 2015 PGA tour debut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

The last time Tiger played in the Phoenix Open was back in 2001 and this year he can expect a larger, most likely rowdier audience.

Tournament organizers were already expecting a huge crowd this year with the Super Bowl in town.

Now, add Golf's biggest celebrity to the mix, they're expecting record attendance.

"We can't wait to have him here, the 16th hole that he helped start is going to be totally different to him. There were no structures there when he was last here, now it's a fully enclosed bowl stadium so it is exciting for us and all of Phoenix," said Danny Calihan, Executive Director of the Thunderbirds.

When Tiger Woods was last here in 2001 a fan lobbed an Orange on the green while he was putting. Officials say something like that is not going to happen again this year.

"We will have people up and down the course watching people who are acting inappropriately, undercover and visible security," said Calihan.

"It's going to be chaos, hopefully controller chaos," said golfer Anthony Casarona.

"I think between that and the Super Bowl being here, I think there were people on the fence thinking about coming out. Now that Tiger is playing I'm sure they'll come out to see that," said Adam Smith.

The event runs from January 26 to February 1. If you're wondering the best days to see Tiger play, he's expected to play in the Pro-Am on Wednesday, January 28 and in the tournament, which begins the following Thursday, January 29.
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