Tiger Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg on Monday denied social media reports that the 14-time major winner had suffered a setback.
“The tweets that appeared this weekend about Tiger’s health are ridiculous and absolutely false. It’s reprehensible that every few months someone makes something up and it’s treated like a real story,” Steinberg said in a statement. “Tiger continues to work on his rehabilitation and we will have an accurate update at the appropriate time.”
The reports Steinberg was referring to were many.
I’m told #TigerWoods condition worsened. He can’t move well; painful to sit. Sits in car with seat fully reclined. No forseeable return. Sad
— Robert Lusetich (@RobertLusetich) February 22, 2016
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 22, 2016
— Complex Sports (@Complex_Sports) February 22, 2016
— NBC Sports (@NBCSports) February 22, 2016
— GolfWRX (@GolfWRX) February 22, 2016
The 40-year-old Woods, who underwent a second microdiscectomy last September and had a follow-up procedure a month later, said in December at the Hero World Challenge that there was “no timetable” for his return.