Tiger Woods 'registers to play in 2016 US Open'

Tiger Woods of the US plays during a practice round for he 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015
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Reports suggest that Tiger Woods could make his comeback at the US Open in June.

Tiger Woods has reportedly registered to play in this year's US Open tournament, sparking rumours that his comeback could be imminent.

The American has not featured competitively since the Wyndham Championship in August last year because of persistent back injuries.

Woods has since undergone two operations to correct the problem, but is yet to set a date for his return.

However, Sky Sports News reports that the 14-time Major champion has completed the necessary paperwork to take part in the Oakmont event this summer.

The 2016 US Open competition takes place between June 16 and 19.

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