Tiger Woods could be at this year’s Ryder Cup. It is written on Pga Tour website. He was recently photographed in public, appearing on the Instagram feed of a young cancer patient who met Woods at a soccer game. Woods was out of the walking boot he wore in last month’s Instagram post, but he was on crutches and his right leg, which received the worst of the injuries from his February crash, was covered in a compression sock.
Woods’ return to play remains uncertain but he has shown a passion for serving at team events in any capacity.
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U.S. Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker said this week that “he’s all in with us.
He’s all in to help us in any capacity that he can. We’re not sure health-wise where he will be at at that point, but he’s all in. That’s the kind of guy he is. What he means to the players is a great deal and what he can bring to the team is insurmountable, too.
Hopefully we can have him be a part of it in some shape or form” In 2020 it marked the restart of the PGA Tour after 12 weeks of stoppage due to Covid. And now the Charles Schwab Challenge, scheduled from 27 to 30 May in Fort Worth, Texas, will be the first event of the top American circuit in which fully vaccinated players and professionals will no longer be forced to wear a mask to limit diffusion.
of the virus. After the record triumph (the oldest golfer to win a Major at almost 51 years old) in the PGA Championship, Phil Mickelson returns immediately to the field. The spotlight, at the Colonial Country Club, will also and above all be on the Californian, winner of the Charles Schwab in 2000 and 2008.
The southpaw from San Diego dreams of a new exploit to emulate Tiger Woods the last player (in 2006 at WGC FedEx St . Jude Invitational) to have won immediately after winning a Grand Slam tournament. He will defend the title Daniel Berger who, last year, made him the all-American derby with Collin Morikawa (world number 5), now on the hunt for a rematch.
Field not of the highest level but still at the height in Texas where Jordan Spieth (born in Dallas) dreams of another success after the one obtained in 2016. Chance also for Justin Thomas (second in the world ranking and called to redeem the elimination by the cut at the PGA Championship), Patrick Reed (eighth) and Justin Rose (champion in 2018).
The Mexican Abraham Ancer (eighth at the PGA Championship), the Canadian Corey Conners, the Chilean Joaquin Niemann and the Americans Will Zalatoris and Scottie Scheffler are also aiming for a leading role. The Charles Schwab Challenge will offer a prize pool of $ 7,500,000.