It is hard to say but, Tiger Woods needs a Snickers bar because he has not been looking like his self on the golf course for a while. Tiger is coming off of two of the worst games in his golf career: shooting a 82 at the Phoenix Open and withdrawing after 11 holes at the Torrey Pines after complaining about back stiffness. Even more shocking than his horrible golf-game, Tiger went to his website yesterday to make the announcement that he will be leaving the game of golf for a while to focus on his health:
“The last two weeks have been very disappointing to me, especially Torrey, because I never want to withdraw. Unfortunately, lately injuries have made that happen too often.
injury is not related to my previous surgery. I am having daily physical therapy and I am feeling better every day.
Right now, I need a lot of work on my game, and to still spend time with the people that are important to me. My play, and scores, are not acceptable for tournament golf. Like I’ve said, I enter a tournament to compete at the highest level, and when I think I’m ready, I’ll be back.
Next week I will practice at Medalist and at home getting ready for the rest of the year. I am committed to getting back to the pinnacle of my game. I’d like to play The Honda Classic — it’s a tournament in my hometown and it’s important to me — but I won’t be there unless my game is tournament-ready.
That’s not fair to anyone. I do, however, expect to be playing again very soon.
I want to thank the fans in Phoenix and San Diego. They were amazing. I greatly appreciate everyone’s support.”
We hope Tiger can pull himself together and get well soon so we can see him back on the green. We are rooting for you, Tiger!