Sports: Woods declares himself ready for action after knee surgery - - PressFrom - Canada
  •   
  •   
  •   

Sports Woods declares himself ready for action after knee surgery

08:15  21 october  2019
08:15  21 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Yankees add Aaron Hicks, CC Sabathia to ALCS roster

  Yankees add Aaron Hicks, CC Sabathia to ALCS roster Hicks had been dealing with an elbow injury, while Sabathia had soreness in his shoulder.The move comes after Hicks and Sabathia missed time because of injuries. They both were on the field at Minute Maid Park on Friday where Hicks tested his right elbow and Sabathia worked out his sore left shoulder.

Despite playing no competitive golf for eight weeks following knee surgery , world number one Tiger Woods has declared himself ready for the start of the U.S. Open “Come game time on Thursday, I’ll be ready .” The 13-times major winner will be strolling on familiar ground full of positive memories.

Tiger Woods has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to repair cartilage damage "I made the decision to deal with the pain and schedule the surgery for after the Masters," Woods said. I look forward to working through the rehabilitation process and getting back to action as quickly as I can."

Tiger Woods wearing a hat: Golf: The Challenge - Japan Skins© Reuters/Matt Roberts Golf: The Challenge - Japan Skins

By Andrew Both

CHIBA, Japan (Reuters) - Tiger Woods on Monday declared himself "right on schedule" after recent knee surgery as he prepares to return to competition at this week's Zozo Championship following two months on the sidelines.

Speaking at his first press conference since an arthroscopic procedure on his left knee on Aug. 21, Woods left no doubt that he would be ready for Thursday's first round when the U.S.-based PGA Tour plays its first official-money event in Japan.

But he also revealed the knee had bothered him throughout his 2019 campaign, which famously included his Masters triumph, and that he had originally planned to have the surgery at the end of last year, before postponing it.

Tiger to author 1st-ever personal memoir 'Back'

  Tiger to author 1st-ever personal memoir 'Back' Tiger Woods announced he will author a personal memoir called "Back" after HarperCollins Publishers acquired the rights to his story on Tuesday. "I've been in the spotlight for a long time, and because of that, there have been books and articles and TV shows about me, most filled with errors, speculative and wrong," Tiger said. "This book is my definitive story." "Back" will be a "candid and intimate" story about Woods' rise from young golf"I've been in the spotlight for a long time, and because of that, there have been books and articles and TV shows about me, most filled with errors, speculative and wrong," Tiger said. "This book is my definitive story.

Wide receiver Terrelle Pryor didn’t practice during the Jets’ minicamp this week, but he did take one step in the right direction after having ankle surgery earlier in the offseason. “Right now I’m healthy and I’m ready to get back to form and have a dominant year,” Pryor said, via the New York Post.

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is currently taking part in non-contact drills and said he should be ready to participate in Sixers training camp following knee His campaign came to an early end in February due to a torn meniscus in his left knee , which eventually required surgery in late March.

"I've been battling through this entire year trying to piece it together," said the 15-times major champion, whose season petered out after his Augusta National victory in April.

"It progressively got worse, to where it started affecting my back and the way I was walking and trying to play, trying to read putts and all of the above.

"So I'm excited about having this end-of-the-year run where I'm feeling much more fit and I don't have the achiness that I've been dealing with for the last couple of years."

The famously private Woods was typically vague about when he had started practicing again after the procedure, the fifth on his banged up left knee.

This week's tournament at Narashino Country Club will be 43-year-old American's final chance to assess his form and fitness before deciding whether to include himself as a player on the United States team that he will captain at the Presidents Cup.

Woods delayed knee surgery after winning 2018 Tour Championship

  Woods delayed knee surgery after winning 2018 Tour Championship Tiger Woods delayed surgery on his left knee after winning the 2018 Tour Championship and played all of last season while dealing with the ailment. "I was intending to actually get it done last year after the Hero World Challenge," Tiger revealed Sunday at his Japan Skins press conference. "And because I played well in the playoffs and won the Tour Championship, I figured I'd keep rolling with it." Woods wanted to keep his strong play going for the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines and wouldn't have been able to tee it up had he underwent surgery in December 2018.

After finishing equal 11th at the Players Championship on Sunday, Tiger Woods declared himself ready to win another title.

Tiger Woods has had his third surgery on his left knee . An orthopaedic surgeon provides his "I made the decision to deal with the pain and schedule the surgery for after the Masters," Woods We all know Tiger. This is more as a golf fan -- he'll probably do anything he can to be ready for the U.S

He said that getting the surgery done had improved the chances he can justify picking himself for the Dec. 12-15 event against an International team at Royal Melbourne in Australia.

Woods has two more weeks before naming four wild card selections to complete his 12-man line-up.

"It made me more hopeful," he said of his thoughts post-surgery. "It's been nice to finally get over the hump and start feeling good again and start going at it full speed."

Woods, wearing a dark blue sleeveless sweater, flashed his famous smile multiple times for the cameras during the 19-minute interview. He was speaking before a Monday afternoon Japan Skins made-for-TV exhibition with Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama and Jason Day.

Woods is making his first appearance in Japan in 13 years, after being a regular visitor for the first decade of his professional career.

(Reporting by Andrew Both; editing by Richard Pullin)

Chasing history: Tiger Woods eyes record win No. 82 at Zozo Championship .
Chasing history: Tiger Woods eyes record win No. 82 at Zozo ChampionshipCHIBA, Japan – The thing with leads is, if you give one to Tiger Woods, you’re pretty much playing for second place.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 0
This is interesting!