Tiger Woods at Risk of Withdrawal; Augusta’s Brutal Update Raises Injury Concerns

April 11, 2024

The beginning of the Masters has already experienced a delay due to adverse weather conditions. However, because of this delay, the tee timings of golfers have been adversely affected and pushed further. This might create trouble for the players, but it creates the most trouble for the 15-time major champion, Tiger Woods! How? Well, continue reading to find out!Given that Woods is now slated to tee off at 3:54 p.m. ET, he will need to play additional holes tomorrow to complete his second round since sunset is at 7:56 p.m. The sunset will make it impossible for the GOAT to finish his first round as designated. Taking that into account, he will nearly have to play 22–23 holes on Friday. The additional play could potentially cause discomfort for the American golfer in his back or legs.With the delay, Tiger Woods will now tee off in #TheMasters at 3:54 p.m. ET. Sunset is at 7:56 p.m. Assuming rounds of 5+ hours, Woods is looking at playing 22-23 holes on Friday with a quick turnaround.— Brentley Romine (@BrentleyGC) April 11, 2024ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adWith all the timing now adjusted and bad weather, Woods isn’t the only golfer impacted. The damp course will also pose challenges for other golfers competing at Augusta National, and how it will impact the game, will become evident in mere hours. Woods’s long-time friend, Notah Begay III also shared a few health concerns that Woods has been going through such as lack of mobility in his left ankle, and lower back challenges and it hinted that completing all four rounds will be tough for him.If TW withdraws from the Masters, this year, it will mark the second time in a row that a golfer has withdrawn from the tournament after bad weather posed a challenge.Adverse weather conditions prompted Tiger Woods WD in 2023 as wellA similar situation arose at the 2023 Masters! The poor weather in the second round stretched the game, and the 48-year-old was compelled to withdraw following the second round. It happened when his surgically repaired leg began to trouble him on the damp course. While making his way from the 16th green to the 17th tee during Round 2, the pro experienced a minor slip. As a result, by the beginning of the third round, he appeared overwhelmed with pain as his plantar fasciitis had aggravated and he was unable to proceed.Is Scottie Scheffler Withdrawing From 2024 Masters? Exploring World No.1’s Latest SituationAfter withdrawing, Woods posted, “I am disappointed to have to WD this morning due to reaggravating my plantar fasciitis.” Although his sadness was apparent in the post, the professional later expressed gratitude towards the fans “and to @TheMasters who have shown me so much love and support.” He also wished “Good luck to the players.”1 Year After His Bizarre Silent Act, Phil Mickelson’s ‘Masters Dinner’ Photo Triggers Wild Debate Yet AgainApril 10, 2024 10:00 AM EDTPhil Mickelson’s Masters Mistreatment Leaves Golf Fans Furious & Confused: ‘Absolute Disgrace’Talor Gooch Becomes a Laughing Stock in Golf World After Masters Chairman’s Indirect Dig at HimApril 10, 2024 08:30 PM EDTTiger Woods Sparks Outrage Among Fans Despite Latest Positive Masters Update: ‘Will Miss the Cut’April 09, 2024 03:59 AM EDT‘Cutest Ever’: Adorable Toddlers of Jordan Spieth & Rickie Fowler Make the Patrons Go Head Over HeelsApril 11, 2024 01:19 AM EDTGet instantly notified of the hottest Golf stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.As for this year, do you believe Woods will withdraw early or will he be able to make the record of 24 straight cuts at Augusta? Share your thoughts in the comments below!Why is Tiger Woods Not a Member of Augusta National Alongside Jack Nicklaus? Exploring the Elitist List in Golf’s History