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Tiger Woods is ‘back’ after a ‘successful’ ankle fusion surgery

April 20, 2023

New York, USA: Iconic golf player Tiger Woods has undergone “successful” ankle fusion surgery following his recent withdrawal from the Masters.

Woods has won major a record 15 times. He recently pulled out during the third round at Augusta after reaggravating a heel pain problem.

Reports said that Woods had an operation on Wednesday in New York to correct an arthritis issue from a previous ankle fracture.

The legendary golfer is now a huge doubt for next month’s US PGA Championship being held at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester from 18-21 May.

“Earlier today, Tiger underwent a subtalar fusion procedure to address his post-traumatic arthritis from his previous talus fracture,” said a statement on Woods’ social media channels.

(With inputs from BBC)

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