The straight back that Tiger Woods carried the PGA Tour on for 2 full decades got its surgery that is fourth his return this year and beyond is in serious doubt.
Tiger Woods announced he had a fourth surgery on his back again to relieve pain and their return to competitive tennis this season and past is in question.
The 14-time major championship winner announced on his website after he divulged plans to design a public golf course at Big Cedar Lodge 10 miles south of Branson, Missouri that he had the procedure done just two days.
During that public event, Woods hit two balls on a 100-yard par-3 hole and did not look in pain swinging a golf club. Their first ball apparently missed the green, but the second one found the putting surface. Two days later he was on an running table.
He first had back operation just before the 2014 Masters, then two more in the fall of 2015. He’d planned to play in this year’s Masters, but pulled out of the before friday.
Surgical Treatment Explained
The most recent procedure was necessary to correct effects from the past three surgeries. The golfer’s bottom lower-back disc severely narrowed, causing sciatica and severe back and leg pain plus the therapy he was doing wasn’t working.
The fusion surgery entailed removing the disc that is damaged re-elevating the collapsed disc room to normal levels. This allows usually the one vertebrae to heal to another. The goal is to alleviate the