NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods won’t have to walk 90 holes in the Hero World Challenge, his first tournament in more than seven months after undergoing surgery on his right ankle in April.
The 15-time major champion will have to walk 81 holes over five days in the no-cut, unofficial PGA Tour event he hosts each year, after playing nine holes in the 18-hole pro-am Wednesday.
Woods, who turns 48 next month, didn’t seem to be laboring and carded a birdie on the last hole at Albany.
Woods, who didn’t talk to reporters after the pro-am, is scheduled to tee off with his good friend Justin Thomas at 11:52 a.m. ET in the first round Thursday.
In a news conference Tuesday, Woods told reporters he no…