Tiger Woods, who will miss the first U.S. Open of his career this week, has been spotted on crutches and wearing a walking book, leading some to suspect his ankle injury may be worse than he’s letting on.
Woods first injured the left Achilles ‘s tendon and his left knee after a awkward shot at The Masters in April, then withdrew after nine holes of The Players Championship, almost exactly a month ago.
Will Carroll, who is the sports injury expert for Sports Illustrated, says a boot at this stage of the recovery “suggests a Grade II strain, well past normal timeframe.”
Woods has said he hopes to return to play at the AT&T National, which begins on June 30, but that seems more and more like a remote possibility.
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