Tiger Woods undergoes surgery It’s on his troubled ankle, a worrying sign for the golf icon who could miss several months of the 2023 season.
The injury came after Woods was involved in a life-threatening car accident in Los Angeles in February 2021, severely injuring his leg. Injuries left many in doubt about Woods’ career, but the champion golfer is back and is now picking out tournaments.
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At the Masters Woods surprised fans when he announced He was unable to play all 72 holes as inclement weather affected the tournament. It’s the second time in the past 12 months that Woods has had to withdraw from a major due to injury.
Last September, he withdrew from the PGA Championship at Tulsa’s Southern Hills Country Club. On Wednesday, Woods said the surgery was successful, but no timeline for his return has been granted.
The 15-time major winner is almost certain to miss next month’s US PGA Championship. But given his comments at last year’s and this year’s Masters, greater concerns have been raised about his possible return.
“My goal is to play one or two more major championships. Physically, that’s all I can do. There’s not much left in this leg,” Woods said in December.
Just two weeks ago, Woods admitted that he cherishes every moment in Augusta. Jon Rahm wins – I didn’t know when my last event as a player would be.This was after the film was shown Woods struggles on course with his injuries.
“I don’t know how much more I have in me,” Woods said at a pre-Augusta press conference. Recent setbacks don’t bode well.
Golf fans wished Woods a speedy recovery, but feared the worst for the greatest player of all time.
Tiger Woods’ Masters return ends on sad terms
The 15-time major winner now plays a very limited schedule on the PGA Tour after suffering a serious leg injury in a car accident. Predictions before the Masters That this might be his farewell to Augusta. “I don’t know how much more I have in me,” Woods said on Tuesday. “So I have to be able to appreciate the time I spent here and cherish the memories.”
It was the first time in Woods’ career and a streak since 1997 that he has failed to complete all 72 holes in every tournament he played professionally. In 2021, I suffered a serious leg injury in a car accident.
He returned to last year’s Masters, finishing tied for 47th and said walking 72 holes on a hilly layout was like a win. For Woods, 47, weather changes meant he had to play 29 holes on Sunday to finish.
“I have always loved this golf course and I love playing this event,” said Woods after Saturday’s second round. “Obviously some players are out with injuries, but I always wanted to play here.
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