Tiger Woods returns to training, nine months after accident

This video lasts only a few seconds, with Tiger seen from behind quietly hitting an iron shot, in front of a bucket of balls, on a golf driving range whose location is not specified.

This image immediately sparked several thousand fan reactions, as Tiger has 6.5 million followers on Twitter. Some observers announced after his accident that he would have a hard time ever playing golf at the highest level again.

The timing of this video is not surprising: the Tiger Woods Foundation (TGR Foundation) just celebrated its 25th anniversary on November 18, and a charity tournament it is organizing in the Bahamas, the Hero World Challenge, is scheduled to begin. December with 20 guests among the best players in the world, including his compatriots Collin Morikawa, Justin Thomas and Bryson deChambeau.

On February 23, Woods was driving her car at a “dangerous” speed of 140 km / h, nearly double the allowable limit, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff, when she got off the road before performing several barrels at Ranchos Palos Verdes, near Los Angeles.

The 45-year-old former world number 1 suffered a broken right leg. That leg is in dark tights in footage aired Sunday in practice, but doesn’t stop him from hitting the ball properly.

After three weeks of hospitalization, Woods returned home to Florida where he continued his recovery. He has already recovered from almost all injuries in his 25-year career, including multiple knee and back operations, including arthrodesis, a painful fusion of vertebrae.

This did not prevent him in 2019, after eleven years of major shortage, from winning his 5th Augusta Masters, his 15th Grand Slam tournament, then to equal the same year the record for the number of titles on the PGA circuit (82) until then the sole property of Sam Snead. (

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