Tiger Woods considering return at upcoming father-son event | Inquirer Sports

Tiger Woods considering return at upcoming father-son event

/ 01:14 PM December 04, 2021
Tiger Woods Charlie Woods golf

Tiger Woods of the United States and son Charlie Woods high five after a birdie on the ninth hole during the first round of the PNC Championship at the Ritz Carlton Golf Club on December 19, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods is considering a return at the Dec. 18-19 PNC Championships, the annual father-son tournament at Orlando, Fla., GOLF.com reported Friday.

According to the report, a source “familiar with Woods’ progress” indicated that an official announcement could come as early as next week, following more practice time and how his body reacts to increased play.

ADVERTISEMENT

Woods was in a single-car accident in the Los Angeles area on Feb. 23 that resulted in devastating injuries to his right leg and foot. Woods said this week that amputation was a possibility before having surgery to repair the leg.

Woods played in last year’s PNC Championship with his son Charlie, who stole the show as the duo finished seventh in a 20-team field.

FEATURED STORIES

In speaking to reporters this week at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, Woods said he was nowhere near being able to play PGA Tour-level golf, but that he can play a casual round.

“As far as playing at the Tour level, I don’t know that that’s going to happen,” Woods said this week. “I play a round here and there. A little hit and giggle. I can do something like that. The USGA suggests playing forward. I really like that idea now.”

RELATED STORIES

‘Making progress’: Video of Tiger Woods hitting balls excites golf world

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: PNC Championships, Tiger Woods
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.