Tiger Woods on Sunday mentioned he would skip subsequent week’s PGA Tour occasion after which “get back at it,” which means he’ll possible tee off subsequent on the Northern Trust at TPC Boston on August 19. Woods entered the PGA Championship 48th within the FedEx Cup factors and can want a powerful exhibiting 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 field of 30.
The excellent news for 44-year-old Woods is that he performed effectively on Sunday, completed the match within the red (one-under 279) and, most significantly, his surgically repaired back was not a difficulty regardless of chilly situations at San Francisco’s TPC Harding Park.
“I kept layering up, made sure that I stayed on the warm side, if anything, and tried to make sure I stayed, if anything, sweaty, kept loose,” he mentioned. “Overall the body reacted pretty good.”
The yr’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 last month.
“We knew once I started playing again when I committed to Memorial that this was going to be a heavy workload, and my training sessions, we’ve been pushing it pretty hard, making sure that I kept my strength and endurance up,” he mentioned.
“This week off will be no different. We’ll be pushing it hard to make sure that I can stay strong and have the endurance to keep 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 can even be performed with out followers in attendance.