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Nelly Korda has a new coach in middle of a breakout season
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda won her first major championship, rose to No. 1 in the world for the first time in her career and topped it off by winning an Olympic gold medal. That didn’t stop the quest to improve, which is why she has a new coach. Fresh off her fourth LPGA Tour victory of the year, the 23-year-old American said she began working a few weeks ago with Jamie Mulligan, the longtime pro at Virginia Country Club in Long Beach, California, whose clientele most notably includes Patrick Cantlay. Korda said she “surfed around” for a new coach, an appropriate choice of words since Mulligan is a surfer at heart when he’s not doing his day job.
Tiger Woods revealed in a Monday interview withnews that no golf fans wanted to hear: He doesn't plan on ever returning to play the sport full time.
Woods — whose interview with Golf Digest is the first since his car crash in February —on social media of himself hitting golf balls. That caused fans to get excited about Woods' potential return to the PGA Tour. Fans now have their answer about his return to professional golf.
“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. “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.”
Tiger Woods Shares First Video of Himself Playing Golf Since Car Crash: 'Making Progress'
The clip comes nearly nine months after Tiger Woods suffered "significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extremity" in the accidentTiger Woods is officially back on the green!
Woods revealed in his interview that he is still recovering from comminuted open fractures to both the upper and lower portions of his tibia and fibula in his right leg, which he suffered from his car crash in February. He has slowly been progressing since then. At first, he was cleared to use a putter, which he had to have lengthened since he can't stand up the way he used to. Then, he got clearance to do limited swinging practices, which led to him posting the swinging video. However, Woods says he still has a long way to go before he can return to the PGA Tour even on a limited basis.
“I have so far to go … I’m not even at the halfway point,” Woods said. “I have so much more muscle development and nerve development that I have to do in my leg. At the same time, as you know, I’ve had five back operations. So I'm having to deal with that. So as the leg gets stronger, sometimes the back may act up. … It’s a tough road.
Bryson DeChambeau vs. Brooks Koepka date, time, TV schedule & more to know for 2021 golf match
Here's everything you need to know about The Match between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka takes place, including the start time, a full TV schedule and the format.Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau will compete in a 12-hole competition in Las Vegas to finally settle their feud once and for all. Well, supposedly anyway. "The Match" began in 2018 between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, and since then, the competition is typically between two teams made up of a golfer and another famous athlete who golfs. For instance, the fourth edition of "The Match" had DeChambeau and Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers competing against Mickelson and Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
"But I’m just happy to be able to go out there and watch Charlie play, or go in the backyard and have an hour or two by myself with no one talking, no music, no nothing. I just hear the birds chirping. That part I’ve sorely missed.”
Charlie is Woods' 12-year-old son who has taken up golfing. Woods has been seen at a few of Charlie's golf tournaments this year.
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Woods will make his first public appearance since the crash this week at the Hero World Challenge, which he hosts. He plans to speak with media on Tuesday ahead of the tournament in the Bahamas. So, it definitely appears that Woods' recovery is progressing. But there is still no clear indication of when, or if, Woods will make a return to the PGA Tour. The Masters — the last golf major Woods has won — is scheduled for April 4-10 2022.
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After his heavy car accident, Tiger Woods reported again for the first time. The Golf Star talks about its hospital stay, a cushioned amputation - and its possible return. © Provided by sport1.de to Horror Accident: Woods speaks about amputation Tiger Woods is known for its tremendous success as well as for its escapades and unpacks. The youngest wore in November this year when the Golf Star in Los Angeles County lost control over his off-road car and raced against a tree at a high speed.
“There’s a lot to look forward to, a lot of hard work to be done — being patient and progressing at a pace that is aggressive but not over the top. Obviously, when I get in the gym and I get flowing and the endorphins get going, I want to go, go, go,” Woods said. “That’s how I’ve been able to win so many tournaments. But then again, everyone reminds me at what cost?
"Look at you now. Pre-accident I was what? Ten surgeries. That’s just the wear and tear of doing my sport, of just trying to push it to win everything I possibly can. To win every single tournament I played in, I would do everything I possibly could."
Weekend practice sessions for Tiger fuel talk about return .
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods kept everyone guessing at the Hero World Challenge with weekend range sessions that got as much attention as the two eagles Viktor Hovland made in his comeback victory. What's next? Only he knows. It started two weeks ago with a three-second video of one swing from a short iron and the message, “Making progress.” In his first news conference since the February car crash in Los Angeles that damaged his right leg, Woods painted a less optimistic picture. His answer to one query last Tuesday was that his leg and lower back hurt just sitting there.