The Masters - Woods adds three US PGA Tour events to Masters build-up

Tiger Woods will play in three consecutive US PGA Tour events, starting with next week's WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona, as part of his build-up to the Masters, the year's first Major.

The American world number two will also compete at the February 28-March 3 Honda Classic, which is staged close to his home in Florida, and then the March 7-10 WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral.

Woods enjoys a good track record in both World Golf Championships (WGC) events, having won the Match Play three times and the Cadillac Championship on six occasions.

He tied for second in last year's Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens, two shots behind Rory McIlroy, after closing with a sizzling eight-under par 62.

"I'm excited to be playing in the Honda Classic again," Woods, who lives in nearby Jupiter Island, said.

"It's a really good tournament, and it does a lot for the community.

"I like the golf course, and I came pretty close last year. It's part of a busy stretch for me, and I want to continue playing well."

Former world number one Woods has not played on the US PGA Tour since he clinched his 75th title on the US circuit by four strokes at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego three weeks ago.

The 2013 Masters will be played from April 11-14 at Augusta National where Woods is a four-times champion.