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Tiger Woods Declines Broadcast Function at 2021 US Launch, Announcer Dan Hicks Says

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Tiger Woods reportedly declined an invitation from NBC Sports actions to operate a broadcaster for the 2021 U.S. Launch next week.

Dan Hicks of NBC Sports actions told reporters Thursday that Woods turned down an provide from the network to lend a hand wreck down the motion from Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego:

“He didn’t would like to achieve it, and I completely realize his self-discipline. There might perchance be loads happening in his world lawful now and there is additionally a share of Tiger that doesn’t would like to turn out to be this, I invent now no longer would like to, for lack of a better word, a sideshow at an match where we deserve to be targeting what’s going down.”

Woods is peaceable bettering from a automobile break in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on Feb. 23. He underwent surgical procedure that same day to repair important injuries to his lawful leg. 

Dr. Anish Mahajan, who conducted the surgical procedure, acknowledged in a observation that “open fractures affecting both the upper and decrease parts of the tibia and fibula bones were stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia.” Woods additionally had pins and screws inserted into his foot and ankle.

Golf Digest posted a list of Woods strolling with crutches to Instagram on Might perchance well perchance additionally 24. 

“My bodily treatment has been conserving me busy,” Woods told Daniel Rapaport of Golf Digest. “I attain my routines on day by day foundation and am centered on my No. 1 honest lawful now: strolling on my bear. Taking it one step at a time.”

This twelve months’s U.S. Launch is being held at Torrey Pines for the first time since 2008. Woods won that match, despite fiddling with a torn ACL that later required surgical procedure. 

The 2021 U.S. Launch will open on June 17. Bryson DeChambeau is the defending champion. 

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