The times of seeing Tiger Woods on the PGA Tour each week are virtually definitely over … the golf legend simply revealed he does not have plans to return to being a full-time golfer once more within the wake of his February automobile crash.
“It is an unlucky actuality,” Woods informed Golf Digest on Monday in his first interview because the notorious wreck earlier this yr. “However, it is my actuality. And, I perceive it, and I settle for it.”
Woods spoke for about 45 minutes on his rehab course of and his future plans with golf … and he stated whereas a comeback is within the playing cards — he says there’s simply doubtless no manner the outdated Tiger’s schedule will ever be seen once more.
“I feel one thing that’s life like is taking part in the Tour sooner or later — by no means full-time ever once more — however decide and select, identical to Mr. [Ben] Hogan did,” Woods stated. “You decide and select just a few occasions a yr and also you mess around that.”
“You observe round it, and also you gear your self up for it. I feel that is how I’ll need to play it any longer.”
Woods stated his restoration course of has been brutal, revealing he was bed-ridden for over three months following the Feb. 23 accident.
Tiger additionally revealed the preliminary moments after the crash had been past nerve-racking — saying he was legitimately involved medical doctors had been going to need to amputate his proper leg.
“I would not say it was 50/50,” stated Woods, who suffered comminuted open fractures in his leg within the crash. “However, it was rattling close to there if I used to be going to stroll out of that hospital with one leg.”
Woods, although, has miraculously begun taking part in golf once more … saying he is been out hitting pictures along with his son, Charlie, and getting higher and higher each day.
However, Tiger was adamant a real comeback simply doubtless is not going to occur.
“After my again fusion, for me, I needed to show it to myself — I needed to climb Mount Everest yet one more time,” Woods stated. “I needed to do it, and I did it. This time round, I do not suppose I am going to have the physique to climb Mount Everest, and that is OK.”
“However, I can take part within the recreation of golf. I can nonetheless, perhaps if my leg will get adequate, perhaps [I can] click on off a match right here or there.”
“However, so far as climbing the mountain once more and getting all the best way to the highest, I do not suppose that is a sensible expectation of me.”