Tiger Woods on Sunday mentioned he would skip subsequent week’s PGA Tour occasion after which “get again at it,” that means he’ll doubtless tee off subsequent on the Northern Belief at TPC Boston on August 19. Woods entered the PGA Championship 48th within the FedEx Cup factors and can want a powerful displaying in Boston and on the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields if he desires to qualify for the Tour Championship at East Lake, which has a discipline of 30.
The excellent news for 44-year-old Woods is that he performed effectively on Sunday, completed the match within the pink (one-under 279) and, most significantly, his surgically repaired again was not a problem regardless of chilly situations at San Francisco’s TPC Harding Park.
“I stored layering up, made certain that I stayed on the nice and cozy facet, if something, and tried to ensure I stayed, if something, sweaty, stored free,” he mentioned. “Total the physique reacted fairly good.”
The 12 months’s first main was simply Tiger’s second begin because the tour resumed play in June with out followers as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. He additionally performed at Memorial final month.
“We knew as soon as I began taking part in once more once I dedicated to Memorial that this was going to be a heavy workload, and my coaching periods, we’ve been pushing it fairly laborious, ensuring that I stored my power and endurance up,” he mentioned.
“This week off will likely be no completely different. We’ll be pushing it laborious to ensure that I can keep robust and have the endurance to maintain on going.”
Woods will proceed his hunt for a 16th main title when the US Open is held at Winged Foot in September, an occasion that may even be performed with out followers in attendance.