Tiger Woods says his days of playing full-time golf are over after he suffered a devastating leg injury in a car accident earlier this year.
In an extensive interview with Golf Digest Published on Monday, Woods said he hopes to eventually play a handful of PGA tournaments a year. “I think something that is realistic is playing tour one day – never full time, ever again – but pick and choose just like Mr. [Ben] Hogan did it. Pick and choose a few events in a year and you play around that,” he said in a Zoom video interview.
,“I can still take part in a game of golf… but as far as climbing the mountain again and getting to the top, I don’t think that’s a real expectation from me.”,
“It’s an unfortunate reality, but it’s my reality. And I understand it, and I accept it,” Woods said, “I need to compete and play against the best players in the world to live a great life.” Not needed.”
Woods was seriously injured in a rollover accident in Los Angeles in February, and has undergone a lengthy rehabilitation. “I still have a long way to go… I’m not even halfway through,” he told Golf Digest.
Last week, Woods posted a video of himself taking a practice swing to social media, with the comment “making progress.”
Woods has won a record 82 tournaments and 15 major championships on the PGA Tour. his career was sidelined by scam There were more injuries, but he made a year-long comeback and won The Masters in 2019 – his first win at a Major in 11 years. Last December, he underwent his fifth back surgery.
Woods is one of them a handful of professional athletes to arrive $1 billion in career earnings, Nike Inc. including sponsorship deals with NKE,
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