Rory McIlroy believes golf though Tiger Woods “doesn’t bear meditative about” after a 14-time vital leader certified he does not know when he will play again.
A downbeat Woods, who turns 40 on Dec 30, seemed before a media on a eve of a Hero World Challenge, a 18-man contest hosted by his foundation, to announce he does not have a timescale for his return.
Woods has not been means to start reformation work for a dual behind operations he has had given his final start over 3 months ago. Asked about his return, he told a press conference: “I have no answer for that. Neither does my surgeon or my physio. There is no timetable.
“There is zero we can demeanour brazen to, zero we can build towards. Where is a light during a finish of a tunnel? we don’t know.”
Woods’ comments have led to conjecture that his festive career might be entrance to an end, though he has perceived difference of support from universe No.3 McIlroy.
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Woods, who suggested video games have been one of his categorical pastimes, says his wish is to resume a career that saw him ranked No.1 in a universe for 683 weeks and “get after it with these guys”.
“I consider flattering most all over this will be gravy,” he said. “If that’s all it entails, afterwards I’ve had a flattering good run.”
Now ranked down during 400, Woods continued: “It’s only holding it literally day by day and week by week and time by time.
“It’s opposite from any of a other surgeries and procedures that I’ve had in a past, where, okay, we blow out your ACL, that we did and we had ACL reformation and okay, you’re behind in 9 months. That’s a timetable.
“For nerves, there are unequivocally no timetables, and therein lies a wily partial since we can come behind progressing or we can come behind later. It only depends on how a haughtiness heals and how it settles.
“I listen to my surgeon, we listen to my physios, and we only take it day by day. Hopefully a day by day adds adult to something certain here soon.”