THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Jack Nicklaus pronounced his latest denote of Tiger Woods’s behind troubles came during a sobering review he and Woods had final month during a Masters Champions Dinner during Augusta National.
“We talked about how most he hurt,” Nicklaus told GOLF.com on Saturday during a Insperity Invitational 3M Greats of Golf Exhibition, outward Houston.
Soon after that meeting, Nicklaus pronounced he spoke to an familiarity (Nicklaus wouldn’t contend who), who pronounced of Woods, “He won’t be back.”
“‘I said, ‘Why’s that?’, and he said, ‘He’s in too most pain. He can’t mount for 10 minutes.'”
“It’s haughtiness pain,” Nicklaus said. “It’s not going divided that easy. Days after he was operated on again.”
That behind medicine was Woods’s fourth given Apr 2014. Woods described a procedure as a “minimally invasive” maiden lumbar interbody alloy of dual of his vertebraes.
“The medicine went well, and I’m confident this will soothe my behind spasms and pain,” Woods said. “When healed, we demeanour brazen to removing behind to a normal life, personification with my kids, competing in veteran golf and vital but a pain we have been battling so long.”
Nicklaus pronounced that he feels unhappiness for Woods since Woods’s office of Nicklaus’s vaunted major-titles record has been mutilated by injuries.
“Nobody wants their annals broken,” Nicklaus said, “but we told him we don’t wish we to not to have a event and to be healthy to try and do so.
“So, we know, we feel bad for Tiger since we have to have magnetism or feeling for anybody who’s pang and quite a associate competitor.”
Nicklaus pronounced a doubt of either Woods can conflict behind from this latest reversal and lapse to form could hinge on his motivation.
“I only don’t know,” Nicklaus said, holding adult both hands and shrugging his shoulders. “It depends on Tiger and what he wants to do.”