Tiger Woods said Wednesday he has had another surgery on his lower right leg, which was severely injured in his 2021 car accident.
A post on the 15-time major champion’s official Twitter feed said he underwent a “subtalar fusion procedure to address his post-traumatic arthritis from his previous talus fracture”.
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The subtalar joint is located just below the ankle joint, and a fusion can relieve pain.
No timetable was given for Woods’s return, although the statement called the surgery, performed by Dr. Martin O’Malley at HSS Sports Medicine in New York City, a success.
Woods most recently competed at the Masters, where he withdrew early in the third round complaining of a return of painful plantar fasciitis in his foot.
The ailment, inflammation of the…