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Committed: By Tiger Woods, to play the Memorial Tournament, according to an announcement Wednesday. Woods, 42, has won five times at the Memorial, which is Jack Nicklaus’ event at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The Memorial likely will be Woods’ final event before the U.S. Open next month.

Announced: By the European Tour, that American Justin Thomas will play in the French Open, which will be held at Le Golf National, the site of this year’s Ryder Cup. The French Open is scheduled for June 28-July 1, opposite the PGA Tour’s The National, which Thomas has played for the past three years. Thomas, 25, who rose this week to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking, has played only once on the European Tour, in his professional debut at the 2013 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland.