Tiger Woods has been making encouraging strides on his road to recovery.
The 47-year-old was recently spotted caddying for his 14-year-old son, Charlie, at the Notah Begay III Junior Golf Championship in Louisiana.
In the videos shared on social media from the event, Woods wasn’t walking with a limp and looked seemingly pain-free walk alongside his son as they navigated the course.
Tiger Woods caddying for Charlie for the fourth day straight, looking good 👀pic.twitter.com/obOhHsB8Iq
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In an interview with AP’s Doug Ferguson, Woods reflected on his progress.
“My ankle is fine. Where they fused my ankle, I have absolutely zero issue whatsoever,” Woods said Tuesday. “That pain is completely gone. It’s the other areas that have been compensated for.”
However, he also acknowledged the challenges posed by the adjustments in his body due to the surgery, likening it to his experience with back fusion surgery.
Despite these hurdles, there is growing optimism in the golfing world about Tiger Woods’s return to the sport.
In an interview on Golf Central, fellow golfer Stewart Cink recently revealed that Woods had resumed practising, sparking speculation about his comeback plans.
In addition to his potential return to the golf course, Woods has also announced his ownership in the new indoor TGL golf league.
As reported by the Palm Beach Post, Woods will be owner and player of the Jupiter Links Golf Club team in the new league. further adding to the intrigue surrounding his future in the sport.
The Jupiter Island resident was named owner of Jupiter Links Golf Club in the league that will be played Monday nights starting in January in Palm Beach Gardens. Jupiter is the sixth and final TGL team, joining Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and San Francisco.
“Through its use of technology, TGL is a modern twist of traditional golf and ultimately will make the sport I love more accessible,” Woods, 47, said in a statement. “Having the opportunity to not only compete but also own a team to represent Jupiter is an exciting next chapter for me. I expect Jupiter Links GC to showcase the golf culture of my hometown as we compete against the best players in the world.”