A strong comeback for Tiger Woods Following his back injury
Only two of the golfers have a faster clubhead speed than Tiger Woods on the PGA this year. And – he has already made his presence known during the 2018 Masters. Tiger Woods played a practice round with Fred Couples and Justin Thomas on Monday, and we were given a glimpse of Tiger Woods competing at this course since his tie for 17th in 2015.
Woods is healthy once again, after recovering from his back problems, and Fred Couples gave some raving reviews.
“He hit a few drives that were well worth watching, whether you paid for it or are in the tour”He’s doing well,” Couples said, adding –
“If you watched him play today, there’s not much of a back problem. He’s hitting it a long way, and it looks beautiful. Today wasn’t any different than it was 10 years ago when we played. It was pretty awesome.”
Since turning pro in 1996, Tiger Woods has 13 top 10s at this tournament and 18 appearances in total. Yet, this year he is no longer a betting favourite. Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, and Justin Thomas are now favoured with betting odds 10-1. Woods stands with 12-1 with Justin Rose and Rory Mcilroy. However, Tiger Woods remains a favourite golfer on the PGA Tour, with Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Justin Thomas, Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Paul Casey and Alex Noren – before him.
Overall, Woods is showing great promise. The American-hero-turned-tragic-figure might be making his comeback after all. He might not win but it is great to see the ageing icon back on the green.
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