(H/T Golf Digest)
“The doctors said he could hit golf balls again, and he’s listening to his doctors and to his body,” Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, told USA Today. “He will keep listening to his doctors and body.
” . . . He’s feeling pretty good.”
Woods had surgery for a pinched nerve before the Masters. He came back at the AT&T National and missed the cut before making the cut on the number at the British Open. At the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Woods withdrew in the final round after injuring his back again. He played the following week in the PGA Championship, but missed the cut before announcing he would take time off to heal. His best finish in seven PGA Tour starts in 2014 was a T-25 at Doral, and he has currently fallen to 17th in the Official World Golf Ranking.