This might be more of a cameo than a comeback for Tiger Woods.
Or maybe a little of both.
When he tees off in the Frys.com Open, Woods will have gone 54 days without having hit a meaningful golf shot. That's the longest stretch of his career without competition when he wasn't dealing with some form of rehab.
The buzz for his return is predictable. The tournament is close to a sellout, with ticket sales already five times higher than a year ago. There remains no greater draw in golf.
Less predictable is what Woods will do on the course. He is capable of winning at CordeValle, because no matter what he has or hasn't done in the last two years, he is capable of anything.
''I think this is a fresh start,'' swing coach Sean Foley said Tuesday.
And then, Woods will stop again.
What makes this feel like a cameo appearance is Woods has been gone for seven weeks, and after the Frys.com Open, he won't compete again for a full month when he plays in the Australian Open. He has the inaug...