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Tiger Woods reportedly declined an invite from NBC Sports actions to befriend as a broadcaster for the 2021 U.S. Starting up next week.
Dan Hicks of NBC Sports actions urged journalists Thursday that Woods was down an offer from the network to encourage atomize down the action from Torrey Pines Golf Direction in San Diego:
“He did now not would like to entire it, and I fully understand his subject. There might perchance be loads going on in his world appropriate now and there might perchance be also a phase of Tiger that would now not would like to alter into this, I compose now not would like to, for lack of a higher observe, a sideshow at an tournament the set we desires to be concentrated on what’s going down.”
Woods is gentle convalescing from a automotive atomize in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on Feb. 23. He underwent surgery that same day to repair necessary accidents to his appropriate leg.
Dr. Anish Mahajan, who performed the surgery, said in a commentary that “launch fractures affecting both the higher and decrease portions of the tibia and fibula bones had been stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia.” Woods also had pins and screws inserted into his foot and ankle.
Golf Digest posted a photograph of Woods walking with crutches to Instagram on Might well also 24.
“My bodily treatment has been conserving me busy,” Woods urged Daniel Rapaport of Golf Digest. “I discontinue my routines every day and am targeted on my No. 1 goal appropriate now: walking on my get hold of. Taking it one step at a time.”
This year’s U.S. Starting up is being held at Torrey Pines for the major time since 2008. Woods received that tournament, regardless of taking half in with a torn ACL that later required surgery.
The 2021 U.S. Starting up will delivery up on June 17. Bryson DeChambeau is the defending champion.