Twitter: GeoffShac
Writing And Videos
  • Playing Through: Modern Golf's Most Iconic Players and Moments
    Playing Through: Modern Golf's Most Iconic Players and Moments
    by Jim Moriarty
  • Tommy's Honor: The Story of Old Tom Morris and Young Tom Morris, Golf's Founding Father and Son
    Tommy's Honor: The Story of Old Tom Morris and Young Tom Morris, Golf's Founding Father and Son
    by Kevin Cook
  • His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir (Anchor Sports)
    His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir (Anchor Sports)
    by Dan Jenkins
  • The Captain Myth: The Ryder Cup and Sport's Great Leadership Delusion
    The Captain Myth: The Ryder Cup and Sport's Great Leadership Delusion
    by Richard Gillis
  • The Ryder Cup: Golf's Grandest Event – A Complete History
    The Ryder Cup: Golf's Grandest Event – A Complete History
    by Martin Davis
  • A Life Well Played: My Stories
    A Life Well Played: My Stories
    by Arnold Palmer
  • Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf
    Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf
    by Kevin Robbins
  • Teeing Off: Players, Techniques, Characters, and Reflections from a Lifetime Inside the Game
    Teeing Off: Players, Techniques, Characters, and Reflections from a Lifetime Inside the Game
    by Ken Bowden
« David Owen On The Yips | Main | Who Goofed I've Got To Know Files: Golf Edition »
Monday
May192014

Tiger Back Update: There Really Isn't One

I did learn some new shorthand (anti-inflams) but not much else, as Tiger promoted the Quicken Loans National where the Woods Foundation benefits.

He first spoke to Damon Hack on Morning Drive, which, if nothing else, would mark a major turning point in his Golf Channel interview boycott. Rex Hoggard summed up the interview and the mention of the tedious nature of the recovery.

Bob Harig interpreted the remarks to all but officially rule out the U.S. Open since Woods isn't hitting full shots.

Here's is Tiger's Quickie news conference featuring a good question at the 15:50 mark asking if his workout program will change.

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments (9)

Shocking he would talk to Hack first
05.19.2014 | Unregistered CommenterNoonan
If I'm Tiger, I'm forgetting 2014 and start targeting April, 2015.

Forget the RC or anything else this year, making a run at Jack's record is the only thing that matters.
05.19.2014 | Unregistered Commenterfyg
Outside of "I'm a Buddhist," has the guy ever said anything we didn't know he was gonna say?
05.19.2014 | Unregistered CommenterWillie
It's playoff hockey season. Maybe he can adopt that sport's vague injury report and say he's off indefinitely with a "lower body injury". That might constitute too much ammo for the snarky crowd, now that I mention it...
05.19.2014 | Unregistered Commentertlavin
Tlavin, technically it would be "upper body."

Go Hawks!
05.19.2014 | Unregistered CommenterSari
I just have to say how much I appreciate Geoff Shackelford's reviewing Tiger Woods press conferences for the few worthwhile bits, and providing those cues, so that I don't have to watch the whole thing.

There might be many candidates for the best interview in golf; can anyone come close to Tiger Woods as the worst interview in golf?
05.20.2014 | Unregistered CommenterChuck
@Sari - the lower spine is not upper body by any anatomical chicanery. Trunk, torso? I can buy into such subterfuge (at which a certain someone's camp is rather adept)

<I sleep regularly at Holiday Inn Express>
05.20.2014 | Unregistered CommenterGolfFan
tlavin - even I think it would be witty if Woody said that...but of course he never says anything spontaneous so never mind
05.20.2014 | Unregistered Commenterchicago pt
GolfFan:

All i know is that when Hossa had his disk problem last year in the SCF, they characterized his injury as "upper body." I guess everything above the waist is considered "upper body" in the NHL?
05.20.2014 | Unregistered CommenterSari

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
All HTML will be escaped. Hyperlinks will be created for URLs automatically.