Tiger Woods says he’s rested and healthy, however, the 15-time major champion isn’t committing to employing a Presidents Cup captain decide on himself. At least not yet.
Speaking before MGM Resorts The Challenge:
Japan Skins, Woods same his surgically repaired left knee has cured before schedule which he feels to a tolerable degree to navigate his end-of-year schedule, that is ready to incorporate this week’s ZOZO Championship and therefore the Hero World Challenge (Dec. 4-7).
Woods additionally are going to be traveling to Australia for the Presidents Cup (Dec. 13-15), wherever he’ll captain the yank team, however, stopped in need of speech he’ll do this as a taking part in the captain.
“I had the procedure early and got before it,” same Woods, who explained he had scheduled the surgery for after the Tour Championship, but when he didn’t qualify for East Lake, he moved it up a week.
He stated, “I thought I had enough time to rehab it correctly and be ready for the Challenge, be ready for Hero. And I’m planning to Australia either means, whether or not I’m taking part in or not.”
Woods noted that his initial arrange was to possess the procedure that repaired minor animal tissue injury in his knee when last year’s Hero World Challenge.
But as a result of he was taking part in this well toward the tip of last summer, once he won the 2018 Tour Championship, he decided to keep playing until after the 2018-’19 PGA Tour season and postpone the operation.
“I need to be fit the tip of the year,” Woods said. “I’ve been kind of battling through this entire year and trying to piece it together.
It’s nice to finally recover from the hump and begin feeling sensible once more.”
In addition to rehab the knee, Woods has spent time in recent weeks evaluating his options as he gets closer to having to make his captain pick before the competition against the International team at Royal Melbourne in Dec.