The wait is just about over. Tiger Woods is about to make his 2013 debut in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
It will be the start of the latest installment of his rivalry with Rory McIlroy, although it will be a brief revival since neither will play again until the World Golf Championship-Match Play in late February.
The storylines surrounding Woods, who is never far from the glare of the spotlight, are varied and interesting.
Check out my list of six of those storylines for Woods.