A tragic accident left a legendary golfer Tiger Woods with a “broken” leg and other injuries. While not many expected Woods to return, he is fighting hard to get there. The 45-year-old admits that it is a difficult task but is not yet ready to give up.
In his first public appearance since the accident, Tiger Woods was very emotional when he shared about his journey through the difficult period that followed. The trauma was so bad that doctors had to amputate his leg, but the veteran was a tough guy and got through the darkest period of his life.
“This year is the year I want to turn this page,“Woods said.”It’s filled with some hard memories and hard times. But it would be nice to turn the page. I am fortunate to be alive and also amputated a limb.“
“I love the challenge of getting in there,” Tiger Woods
On his road to recovery, Tiger Woods has undergone 11 surgeries and no one knows how many people are waiting for him. The veteran boasts 82 career wins and 15 major championships. And is “enjoying” the challenge as he battles to be able to compete against the best in the business one day.
“The challenge of it is, I love the challenge of taking it and trying to take it to the next level. I like that part of it,Woods added. “Maybe one day it will be good enough when I can get out of here and play against the best players in the world.“
When asked about his return to tour level, Woods looks forward to “a little bit of success and chuckles” here and there. But not confident if he can go back to being his old self again. Tiger seemed to be exhausted in the interactions he had brought the press through the challenges he faced.
“As for Tour level play, I don’t know that’s going to happen. I played a round here and there. A small smack and chuckle. I can do something like that. USGA recommends forward play. I really like that idea now,Woods giggled.
Tiger Woods has made peace with the fact that his legs will never be the same again. And he has no intention of going through “a full training schedule” again. “I won’t get a chance to practice because of the condition of my legs and the buildup,‘ said Woods. “I feel at peace with that. … I didn’t know what this leg used to be like.“
“Therefore, I will never have what it once was. The clock is ticking. I’m not young anymore. All of that combined means a full schedule, a full workout, and the recovery needed to do it – no, I don’t have any desire to do that. I may not be in sharp leagues in the sense that I haven’t played tournaments. But if you practice right and do it right, I would have had no surgery before. I was fired too long ago and I won or I was close to winning before. I know the recipe for it.“
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