The 43-year-old, who’s still an elixir for the game’s popularity, bumbled his way through the first round of the British Open yesterday before speaking candidly of his age and physical state. “It’s going to be a lot more difficult,” Woods said. “I’m not 24 anymore. Life changes. Life moves on.” He shot a 7-over-par 78, his second worst round in the tournament, and must score low today to advance to Round 3.
Is this Tiger going extinct? Cameras caught the golfer wincing in pain, reminding fans that he’s had four back surgeries and retirement may not be far off.
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