TIME: Tiger’s private struggles as he turns 40

 

 

“I’ll never forget when I really hurt my back and it was close to being done, I was practicing out back at my house. I hit a flop shot over the bunker, and it just hit the nerve. And I was down. I didn’t bring my cell phone. I was out there practicing and I end up on the ground and I couldn’t call anybody and I couldn’t move… (Source: TIME)

[Jupiter Island’s] Tiger Woods is facing the very real possibility that his record-setting career will be over by the time he turns 40 on Dec. 30.

Ahead of that milestone, Woods sat down for a rare one-on-one interview with TIME at his restaurant in Jupiter, Fla.

With a bag of ice on his back, Woods talked about his desire to keep playing, his relationship with his ex-wife, why he and Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn broke up, the highs and lows of his career on the course and his feelings about watching golf on TV (“I can’t stand it”).

TIME: What’s a day of rehab like for you now?
Tiger: I walk 10 minutes on the beach. That’s it. Then I come back home and lie back down on the couch, or a bed.

For the complete story: http://time.com/tiger/

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