Rory McIlroy: ‘Golf Without Tiger Doesn’t Bear Thinking About’

December 2, 2015

Golf’s biggest stars aren’t oblivious to what Tiger Woods means to the game.

During his press conference at the Hero World Challenge on Tuesday, Woods said he doesn’t have a timetable for his return to competitive golf, adding that he’d be content if he didn’t win again on the PGA Tour.

It was a shocking statement for the golf world to hear from the normally optimistic 14-time major winner. Rory McIlroy must have thought so, too. McIlroy posted a photo with Woods on Instagram with the text: “Wishing my idol and friend a speedy recovery. Golf without him doesn’t bear thinking about. Hope to see you back on the course soon @tigerwoods.”