Tiger Woods Sends Golf World Buzzing With a Personal Update on His Return

Published 04/03/2022, 11:12 AM EDT
Golf – PNC Championship – The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Florida, U.S. December 17, 2021 Tiger Woods of the U.S. speaks to the media after his Pro-Am round REUTERS/Joe Skipper

After weeks of silence, Tiger Woods has finally addressed his playing status at the 2022 Masters, and the golf world is happy with the news. 

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The golf legend took Twitter to reveal a new update about his participation at the Augusta National this week. 

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According to his post, the golfer would be able to tell whether or not he would be playing at the first-ever major of the year. Since the field list, including Tiger’s name, was released on the Masters Tournament official website, people have been speculating whether he would play or not. However, he had neither confirmed nor denied the possibility of him playing there. 

According to a source, Woods has already practiced at the Augusta Nationals with his son Charlie and fellow golfer Justin Thomas. The source told ESPN after the practice, “He looked good to me.”

Golf – PNC Championship – The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Florida, U.S. – December 18, 2021 Tiger Woods of the U.S. and Justin Thomas of the U.S. during the first round REUTERS/Joe Skipper

It has been over a year since Woods has played an official golf tournament. The car accident that happened in 2021 had injured his right leg, because of which he had trouble walking.

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The fans get to see him playing in December when he played with Charlie in the 2021 PNC Championship. However, the golfer had used a golf cart to move around the 36-hole event. The fact that he couldn’t walk properly then had concerned his fans then.

Nevertheless, the recent tweet has made his fans happy as this is the first time Woods has spoken about the Masters.

Fans’ reaction to new Tiger Woods update

The Twitter post of him has gained attention as soon as he posted it. The news has spread over the internet like a wildfire, as the fans are happy to finally hear from the legend.

Since it is not confirmed whether he would play or not, many fans showed their skepticism through their comments.

Woods congratulated the LPGA star for her win! 

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Through his post, Woods also congratulated Anna Davis for her win. The 16-year-old emerged as the winner of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur. Anna had become the youngest ever to win the event; she scored an overall 1-under 215. 

The young golfer had impressed everyone with her four birdies at the event. Her birdie putt at the par-3 16th hole is what made her win.

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It is not sure whether Woods would play at the Masters or not. However, the news is comforting to the fans that he is considering playing at the event. Do you think the golf legend can play and win the tournament? 

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Anjana Prabhakaran

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Anjana Prabhakaran is a Golf content writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Master's degree in Public Administration and considers researching as one of her hobbies. As her family is interested in sports, Anjana grew up watching every sport on television.

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