Tiger Woods thinks that until officers makes wholesale modifications to the golf ball, PGA Tour occasions will have to be performed on programs approaching eight,000 yards.
“We need to do something about the golf ball,” Woods stated in a wide-ranging interview with UConn girls’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma on the “Holding Court with Geno Auriemma” podcast. “I simply badume it is going too far, as a result of we’re having to construct golf programs, in the event that they need to have a championship venue, they have to be 7,400 to 7,800 yards lengthy.
“And if the sport retains progressing the best way it’s with expertise, I believe the eight,000-yard golf course shouldn’t be too far-off. And that is fairly scary as a result of we do not have sufficient property to start out designing these kind of golf programs and it simply makes it a lot extra difficult.”
Tiger Woods is returning to aggressive golf on the Hero Challenge on Nov. 30 after working to get better from again surgical procedure.
What ought to we search for in Tiger’s newest comeback? Or extra importantly, what does Woods count on of himself when he tees it up contained in the ropes for the primary time in practically 10 months on Nov. 30?
The 41-year-old Woods, who’s making his newest comeback from fusion surgical procedure in his again in April, instructed Auriemma that he is been awestruck at how far he is been hitting the ball whereas getting ready to return on the Hero World Challenge on Nov. 30.
“I can not consider how far I am hitting the golf ball,” stated Woods, who has not performed competitively since February. “I am again to hitting it my full numbers [yardages] and probably not attempting to do this. I did not understand how a lot I had dropped off due to the ache in my again and from me going at it and hitting it regular simply because I simply lived it from daily and I actually could not inform the distinction. But now I can inform the distinction.”
During the interview, which pbaded off two weeks in the past, the 14-time main champion stated he’d be in favor of an enormous change within the recreation — rolling again the golf ball.
“The USGA’s already it,” Woods said. “They’re doing a little badysis on what would the world appear like when you rolled [the ball] again 10 p.c, 15 p.c and 20 p.c.”
Woods stated he was happy at how his health stage was coming round and that his posture was higher.
“I actually could not get into that posture, as a result of any time I attempted to construct a very good posture over the golf ball, I get ache down my leg and my proper foot would not work,” he stated.
Woods additionally acknowledged he has many obstacles, together with getting previous the psychological points related along with his earlier again ache and worry of additional damage.
“Still in the back of my mind I remember makings those swings and ending up on the ground, and having people come get me because I couldn’t walk anymore,” Woods stated.