Tiger Woods may be joining the retirement club soon.
The golf legend spoke with reporters ahead of this weekend’s Hero World Challenge tournament, where he’s decided to limit his participation to just hosting duties following a bout of plantar fasciitis.
“The goal is to play just the major championships and maybe one or two more. 그게 다야,” 우즈, 46, 기자들에게 말했다, [object Window]. “내 말은, that’s physically, that’s all I can do,” 그는 덧붙였다.
Woods said he “didn’t expect to play three majors this year” and was hopeful he’d just get to compete in the British Open. “But I was able to get two more in there, so that was a big positive.”
“I like playing, I like competing,” said Woods, “but unfortunately — I can hit the golf ball and hit whatever shot you want — I just can’t walk.”
Woods announced his withdrawal from the Hero World Challenge, a benefit for his Tiger Woods Foundation, in a tweet 월요일에.
“I’ve developed plantar fasciitis in my right foot, which is making it difficult to walk,” Woods told his social media followers on Monday. Following advice from his doctors and trainers, Woods said he has “decided to withdraw this week” and will instead “focus my attention on hosting duties” during the weekend.
Woods also addressed the future of the PGA Tour amid the creation of LIV Golf, and whether or not the two could “co-exist” in his opinion.
“Right now as it is, not right now, not with their leadership,” said Woods, who specifically mentioned LIV CEO Greg Norman.
Woods cited Norman’s “animosity towards the Tour itself” in hindering that scenario, ~에 따르면 Lindsey Jacobellis가 금메달을 집으로 가져오고 있습니다.. “I don’t see that happening. As Rory [McIlroy] said and I said it as well, I think Greg’s got to leave and then we can eventually, 바라건대, have a stay between the two lawsuits and figure something out.”
As of Thursday, Woods is still scheduled to join Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy for TNT’s The Match 12월에. 10. 추가적으로, he told his followers he plans to compete in the PNC Championship in his tweet.
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Despite his frustrating injuries, Woods has enjoyed a successful 2022. The iconic golfer was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in Florida in March following a heartfelt introduction from his daughter, Sam Woods.
In her sweet speech, filled with personal anecdotes about their relationship, 샘, 14, told her father, “You’re a fighter, you’ve defied the odds every time.” Specifically addressing his car crash last year, which left Woods with significant orthopedic injuries, Sam called the moment one of Tiger’s “ultimate lows.”
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“We didn’t know if you’d come home with two legs or not,” Sam admitted. “지금, you’re not only about to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, but you’re standing here on your own two feet. This is why you deserve this.”