Tiger's Just Happy To Be Still
In a forty-minute Golf Digest interview, he opens up on a wide range of topics including a newfound appreciation for sitting outside listening to the birds sing.
Golf Digest’s Henni Koyack was able to coax some fantastic insights out of Tiger Woods in his first interview since February’s car accident. Looking fresh-faced and more at-ease than usual, Woods walked into his hitting bay and elaborated on a number of topics for forty minutes.
They covered his health, perspective, rehab setbacks, Charlie’s on-course struggles, the Ryder Cup and what his goals are for a return.
Highlights were summed up by Dan Rapaport. A few of the standout remarks:
“I think something that is realistic is playing the Tour one day—never full time, ever again—but pick and choose, just like Mr. (Ben) Hogan did. Pick and choose a few events a year and you play around that,” Woods said during a Zoom interview with Golf Digest’s Henni Koyack from his South Florida home. “You practice around that, and you gear yourself up for that. I think that’s how I’m going to have to play it from now on. It’s an unfortunate reality, but it’s my reality. And I understand it, and I accept it.”
Better than most realities given the injuries he sustained.
He suggested it was touch-and-go regarding saving his leg: