After losing a tight battle Friday against Phil Mickelson in a $9 million pay-per-view match in Las Vegas, Tiger Woods continues his comeback tour with the Hero World Challenge. The tournament in the Bahamas will act as a benefit for the Tiger Woods Foundation.

Woods, a five-time champion of the tournament, last won it in 2011. Oddsmakers list his chances of winning the 18-man field at 9/1. Woods trails just Dustin Johnson (7/1), Justin Rose (7/1) and Rickie Fowler (8/1) and has the same odds as Bryson DeChambeau.

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Tiger Woods looks on during the Pro-Am Tournament for The Match: Tiger vs Phil at Shadow Creek Golf Course on November 24, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Christian Petersen/Getty Images for The Match

“The expectations are much different this year, this upcoming year,” Woods said Tuesday. “Now I know I can do it. Now it's just about managing and making sure I'm fresh for events because I know I can win tournaments again.

“There was a point where, you've all heard me say this, I just didn't know if I would ever do this again.”

It's been an impressive year for Woods after a long layoff following spinal fusion surgery. With his health problems mostly behind him, Woods earned a victory at the 2018 Tour Championship in September. It was his first Tour victory in five years.

Fowler won the Hero World Challenge in 2017, holding off Charley Hoffman by four strokes.

Odds To Win The Hero World Challenge (Vegas Insider)

Dustin Johnson, 7/1

Justin Rose, 7/1

Rickie Fowler, 8/1

Bryson DeChambeau, 9/1

Tiger Woods, 9/1

Justin Thomas,10/1

Jon Rahm,12/1

Tony Finau,14/1

Jason Day,16/1

Xander Schauffele, 16/1

Patrick Reed, 20/1

Hideki Matsuyama, 22/1

Patrick Cantlay, 22/1

Bubba Watson, 25/1

Henrik Stenson, 25/1

Alex Noren, 30/1

Gary Woodland, 30/1

Keegan Bradley, 35/1