Tiger Woods to miss Farmers Insurance Open and Genesis Invitational event after undergoing further surgery on his back; Woods: “I look forward to begin training and am focused on getting back out on Tour.”
By PA Media
Last Updated: 19/01/21 10:28pm
Tiger Woods will miss next week’s Farmers Insurance Open after undergoing another operation on his back.
As well as the Farmers – which gets underway in San Diego on January 28 – Woods will also sit out the Genesis Invitational event, a tournament he hosts.
The 45-year-old has had surgery to remove a pressurised disc fragment.
The 15-time major winner’s fifth back operation was brought on following discomfort he sustained during the PNC Championship in December.
A statement published on the American’s social media channels read: “Tiger has recently undergone a microdiscectomy procedure to remove a pressurised disc fragment that was pinching his nerve after experience discomfort following the PNC Championship.
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“His doctors and their team have determined it to be successful and expect him to make a full recovery.”
Woods said: “I look forward to begin training and am focused on getting back out on Tour.”
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