Tiger Woods has ruled out a full-time return to professional golf but says he is still intent on playing tour events as he continues his recovery from a life-threatening car accident.
Woods spoke of his progress and remaining ambitions in the sport, one week after posting a short clip on his official Twitter account showing him hitting balls on a practice range.
The 45-year-old required surgery on open fractures to his lower right leg and further injuries to his foot and ankle following the single-vehicle accident in February, and said at one point he feared that his leg could be amputated.
Five-time Masters champion Tiger Woods has ruled out a full-time return to professional golf
Woods was behind the wheel when his car crashed in a single rollover accident in Los Angeles
Woods had completed a remarkable recovery from back surgery to win his 15th major title at the Masters in 2019 but effectively dismissed the possibility of a repeat, telling Golf Digest: 'I don't have to compete and play against the best players in the world to have a great life.
'After my back fusion, I had to climb Mount Everest one more time. I had to do it, and I did.
'This time around, I don't think I'll