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New video charts the depths of Tiger’s excruciating back injury in his own words

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Tiger Woods’ spinal fusion in 2017 gave way to arguably the greatest sports comeback we’ve ever seen. Now, golf fans have access to the incredible injury comeback story thanks to Centinel Spine’s eight-minute feature ‘Tiger Woods: Reborn’.

The eight-minute special sees tour footage mixed with intimate revelations from Tiger himself to tell the story of the 15-time major champion’s agony to the procedure which allowed him to return and win the 2019 Masters.

In the feature, Tiger spoke about the excruciating pain in which he was in for years prior to the spinal fusion surgery, saying 

“When I swung a golf club, it felt like I was playing the game bloody knuckles.”

Woods also spoke about how the pain, which he describes as “off the charts”, left him entirely immobile, revealing that he wouldn’t shift from his living room chair which he would sleep in as he “just couldn’t move”.

The special charts Woods’ journey, from the process behind his decision to go for the surgery, to his recovery, and ultimately to his epic return to the course which led to his fifth green jacket.

Check out the full video of ‘Tiger Woods: Reborn’ here.

 

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Gianni is the Assistant Editor at GolfWRX. He can be contacted at gianni@golfwrx.com. Follow him on Twitter @giannimosquito

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The DailyWRX: 9/25/2020

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I cant….LOLOLOLOLOLOL

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2020 turning around

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Don’t let me anywhere near this…….say goodbye to half of them.

One shot at a time….stay in the moment…..don’t feed em after midnight….all that stuff.

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Best golfing clichés. Go ???? #ddfirishopen

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That’s a big Matzah ball yah got hanging out there Riggs….

What club you hitting? I don’t hit a club the club hits me….it’s like Chaucer said…

Deep Convo is one benefit…

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The 6 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (9.25.20)

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In this segment, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best #GolfWRX tagged photos on Instagram. In case you aren’t already, there’s a whole load of action going on at our page, so follow us: @golfwrx

Let’s get to it then, here are six of the best #GolfWRX photos from the past 24 hours.

‘The Gunchinator’.

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The Gunchinator

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Refinished Miura 1957 blades.

TaylorMade’s P770 irons are proving to be very popular.

Slant neck flat-stick from Olson.

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Caution hot. #cleanisking#slantneck

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Customized personal wedges from Bettinardi.

Which one you taking, WRXers?

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If yah had to pick one……

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Get hashtagging your golf posts #GolfWRX for your chance to feature in our best of Instagram posts in the future!

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The DailyWRX (9/22/2020): Tiger, JT lifting the left heel?

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Rory’s distance is even more fascinating looking at this picture….

I love this! Bummed he’s leaving the USGA but stoked to play “hell day” at a Mike Davis track. 

At least 5…15….no more than 1,000.

I’ve been lifting my left heel all day. It’s off the ground as we speak. Typing speed went way up. Who knew?

Hi, Binny!

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