Tiger Woods confirms he just had surgery on his left knee
Tiger Woods made a big announcement on Tuesday, following the Tour Championship. The reigning Masters champ shared a statement confirming that he had undergone surgery on his left knee to “repair minor cartilage damage.”
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) August 27, 2019
Tiger Woods’ left knee has been a persistent issue throughout his career, notably at the 2008 U.S. Open, when he won the tournament with a damaged ACL.
Earlier that year, Tiger Woods also underwent the same procedure. He had the surgery after the Masters that year, with an estimated recovery time of four to six weeks, and returned for the U.S. Open later that season.
Tiger’s health has been a concern among golf fans this season. He’s talked openly about not being able to practice as much, and he seemed to wear down as the season rolled on: Woods notched just one top 10 since his victory at Augusta.