Tiger Woods, the American golf legend, has recently been the subject of retirement speculations. His performance has been subpar since the unfortunate accident. As a result, Fans have been speculating that he may be ready to retire.
Tiger Woods About His Retirement Rumors
The 46 years old golfer strongly shut down his retirement rumor. In an interview with Sky Sports, he said, “Who, me? Retire?! No”. He added, “No, no, no, no, no, no, no. I’m not retiring.” Additionally, the surprised face of the golfer confirmed his motivation to keep playing onwards. The golfer also added, “Am I not playing a full schedule. Yes. I’ve told you guys that many times. That’s just my reality. I don’t like it, but I just have to accept it.”
Woods have also confirmed his appearance in the upcoming British Open 2022. The player made his third official start of the season recently. Since his terrifying accident, in which he nearly lost one of his legs. Therefore, his recent performance at competitions did not meet expectations.
Woods’ Recent Car Accident
On 23 February 2021, Woods faced a devastating car accident. Following this, he was hospitalized. While the car faced severe damage, he sustained multiple injuries to both of his legs. Although some people speculated that he may face charges, police ultimately defined the incident as an accident.
After being admitted to the hospital, the player underwent a lengthy surgery. Later, the golfer tanked all his fans for overwhelming support via Twitter. Furthermore, he was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA for better orthopedic care and recovery.
Woods’ Performance following the Accident
Following the accident, he took nearly a year-long break for the recovery process. During that time, he took physical therapy on a daily basis. Finally, in November 2021, he returned to the course. His performance after then, however, has fallen short of supporters’ expectations.
Woods recently participated in the PGA Championships 2022. There he ranked career-worst 79 with the fifth highest scoring round. Later, he withdrew from the event. He was also unable to participate in the US Open.
Moreover, the player again partook at the JP McManus Pro-Am. With a 2-over final round, he finished the event tying for 39th place. There in an interview, he expressed his desire to keep playing professional golf.
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