Is Tiger Woods Walking Yet? Recent Video Suggests Drastic Health Improvement

Published 10/16/2021, 12:00 PM EDT
RIDGEDALE, MISSOURI – SEPTEMBER 22: Tiger Woods of the United States looks on from the range prior to the Payne’s Valley Cup on September 22, 2020 on the Payne’s Valley course at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for Payne’s Valley Cup)


The entire golfing community breathed a huge sigh of worry when news about Tiger Woods suffering a car crash surfaced in February 2021. Woods was the only one involved in the crash and the accident left him severely injured. Since then, there have been various questions raised about his career. How bad are the injuries, and when will Woods possibly return to golf? 

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However, none of them seemed important when the accident happened. The only thing on everyone’s mind was Woods’ health, and it has been a long journey towards recovery since then. The 45-year-old took in the unbearable pain and is heading towards a path of complete recovery. 

Tiger Woods spotted without crutches

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Tiger Woods recently hit the spotlight for making a public appearance. The 15-time major winner was seen at a Florida Golf Course supporting his son Charlie in a junior golf tournament. While Woods was not coaching his son, he was right by his side as a major pillar of support. 

Furthermore, the most positive part about Woods’ recent spotting was the fact that he was not seen with any crutches. Woods was spotted walking without any support, which suggests that he’s made significant progress in his recovery timeline. 

An insider also confirmed the same and expressed that Woods is on the right path at the moment with regard to his golf return. While pictures of Woods were circulating online, TMZ obtained a video of Woods walking on the course on his own. 

This is indeed massive news for Tiger Woods fans. He was seen with crutches a few months ago and has clearly moved past that phase now. It is only a matter of few months before the legend gets back to playing golf again. 

What injuries did Woods sustain during the time of the accident? 

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Tiger Woods met with the single-car crash on February 23. Reports revealed that he was traveling as fast as 87mph before the incident took place. Later it was brought to light that Tiger Woods was lucky to be alive after the injuries he sustained during the crash. 

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – FEBRUARY 02: Tiger Woods o f the USA on the 9th green during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on February 2, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Woods suffered open fractures in the upper and lower section of his right leg. The doctors had to insert pins and rods into his leg to stabilize it during treatment. Woods also injured his ankle and required intensive treatment

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When do you think Tiger Woods will return to full fitness and make a comeback to golf? 

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Arjun Athreya

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Arjun Athreya is a senior writer at EssentiallySports and has been contributing since early 2020. Having developed an avid interest in sports at an early age, he pursued a Journalism degree and graduated from Madras Christian College. Arjun manages the Golf division and its content, and primarily covers news pertaining to the NBA as well.

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