Tiger Woods Undergoes Knee Surgery
Tiger Woods revealed Tuesday he had undergone surgery to repair cartilage in his left knee but said he expects to be fit to play at the PGA Tour’s inaugural event in Japan in October.
In a brief statement on Twitter, reigning Masters champion Woods said he had undergone keyhole surgery last week to mend “minor cartilage damage.” Dr Vern Cooley, who conducted the procedure, said in the statement he expects Woods to make a full recovery.
“We did what was needed, and also examined the entire knee,” Cooley said. “There were no additional problems.”
Woods said he was already walking following the surgery and expected to return to practice in the “next few weeks.”
“I look forward to traveling and playing in Japan in October,” Woods said.