Tiger Woods says he doesn’t count on to return to the tour full-time following his automotive accident in February.
The 15-time main champion had surgical procedure on open fractures to his decrease proper leg and sustained additional accidents to his foot and ankle.
Earlier this month Woods, 45, stated he was “making progress” and shared footage of him taking part in golf for the primary time because the accident.
However he stated “getting all the way in which to the highest” is just not a practical expectation.
“Decide and select a couple of occasions a 12 months and also you mess around that. That is how I’ll must play it any more,” he instructed Golf Digest.
“It is an unlucky actuality, however it’s my actuality. And I perceive it, and I settle for it.”
Woods’ automotive left the street at about 85mph and flipped a number of occasions throughout the accident in California.
The previous world primary was the only occupant within the automobile and was sporting his seatbelt, with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Division saying he was “lucky to be alive” following the incident on 23 February.
“I’ve to this point to go,” Woods stated.
“I am not even on the midway level. I’ve a lot extra muscle growth and nerve growth that I’ve to do in my leg.
“There was a cut-off date when, I would not say it was 50-50, however it was close to there if I used to be going to stroll out of that hospital with one leg.”
Woods has not performed since December 2020 when he partnered his son in an occasion on the PNC Championship.
In 2019 he recovered from spinal fusion surgical procedure two years earlier than, and a string of additional accidents, to win a fifteenth main on the Masters.
He had a fifth again surgical procedure shortly earlier than his automotive accident.
“After my again fusion, I needed to climb Mount Everest another time,” Woods stated. “I needed to do it, and I did.
“This time round, I do not assume I will have the physique to climb Mount Everest and that is OK.
“I can nonetheless take part within the sport of golf. If my leg will get OK, I can nonetheless click on off a match right here or there.
“However so far as climbing the mountain once more and getting all the way in which to the highest, I do not assume that is a practical expectation of me.”