Woods has undergone surgery
After being forced to withdraw from the Masters Tournament earlier this month due to injury, Tiger Woods revealed last Wednesday, April 19, that he has had to undergo surgery to treat a pre-existing condition.
It was to repair a previous fracture.
«Earlier today, Tiger underwent subtalar fusion surgery to treat his post-traumatic arthritis as a result of a previous fracture of his talus,» Woods’ team tweeted.
Surgery went well
»The surgery was successful,» his team also shared.
The athlete is in the process of recovery
«Tiger is in the process of recovery and looks forward to beginning his rehabilitation,» the message continued.
Solving a problem that caused him to withdraw from the Masters Tournament
This operation treats damaged joints near the ankle, joins the bones together and is appropriate for joints that cannot be replaced.
It was one of the classified
Woods was one of 54 golfers to qualify to continue after the first two rounds at August National, finishing the first 36 holes at 3 strokes over par.
The surgery has taken place two years after his car accident.
The surgery comes just over two years after Woods suffered a serious car accident in February 2021.
Woods nearly loses leg after accident
Woods had to be extricated from his vehicle by firefighters and paramedics and was taken by ambulance to the hospital. At the time the athlete almost lost a leg as a result of the accident. However, he successfully recovered and has continued to compete in the years since the accident.