Woods withdraws from Hero World Problem because of foot damage – Golf Information

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this week’s Hero World Problem because of damage, however stays assured that he’ll have the ability to play in ‘The Match’ with Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth on December 10, together with taking part in together with his son Charlie on the PNC Championship the next week.
Woods, who serves as host for the Hero World Problem, which takes place within the Bahamas, introduced by way of social media on Monday that he has developed plantar fasciitis in his proper foot. Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the a part of the foot that connects the heel bone to the toes, with signs together with ache across the heel and arch. It tends to heal itself by relaxation and the appliance of ice packs.

The Hero World Problem was purported to mark Woods’ return to competitors since his look at this 12 months’s Open Championship in July. The 46-year-old has performed simply thrice in 2022, throughout which he made the lower on the Masters and PGA Championship, as he continues to recuperate from accidents suffered in a automobile accident in February 2021. Because the crash, Woods has had a number of surgical procedures to rebuild his proper leg and has stated that he’ll by no means have the ability to play a full schedule on the PGA Tour due to on-going ache.

Sixteen of the highest 20 gamers on the planet are set to tee it up on the Hero World Problem this week, with defending champion Viktor Hovland, world no.2 Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm, Thomas and Spieth among the many stars on present.