Tiger Woods might not have given up hope for the Masters but.
The five-time Augusta champ stays on the sphere listing and was not on the reported group of previous champions who have been sitting out.
Golf Channel’s Todd Lewis has now added extra gas to followers’ hopes that Woods may play within the Masters, which tees off on April 7 — simply 9 days from now.
“It is a important week for (Woods) to see if his physique can maintain 72 holes at Augusta Nationwide. He’ll exhaust each effort to play The Masters,” Lewis tweeted on Monday.
Woods has not performed a standard PGA Tour occasion since struggling important leg accidents in late Feb. 2021. He did tee it up along with his son Charlie on the PNC Championship, with the 2 in rivalry on Sunday, although Woods was ready to make use of a cart for that occasion.
Video emerged of Woods practising at The Medalist golf membership on Sunday, although it’s unclear what that observe session consisted of. He has seemed sturdy in movies that he has posted of himself swinging, however the larger concern appears to be his means to stroll the 7,000-plus yards of a course.
Woods has spoken with warning when requested about potential returns to a PGA Tour occasion.
“I don’t know,” Woods mentioned in a February interview with Jim Nantz at Riviera. “I can hit balls. The onerous half is definitely strolling; that’s going to take a while. I’m going to must put within the effort and time at house and do all of the seaside walks and stroll golf programs.
“It’s very straightforward at Medalist to hop in a cart and whip round and play a fast 18 or 36. It’s a bit completely different deal than being out right here with these guys and stroll up and down the hills. The ankle mobility, over time the ankle swells, foot swells, leg swells. That’s simply time.”