If you are looking for a reason why this Tiger Woods comeback might be different than the others, start with the fact that Woods is having fun with it.
“I’d like to thank the committee of 1 for picking myself” he posted on Twitter in announcing that he would return to (sort of) competitive golf at the end of November, for the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.
It’s his tournament, hosted by his foundation. He’s the committee. Thus the joke.
Woods has now gone four full seasons over which tournament golf, for the onetime greatest player alive, must have felt like some kind of penance. He has one top-10 finish since the start of the 2014 season, three withdrawals and at…