Exclusive:Tiger Woods set to play in golf buggy on PGA Champions Tour due to chronic walking pain

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Tiger Woods set to play in golf buggy on PGA Champions Tour due to chronic walking pain

Tiger Woods made the cut at the Masters but his injury history, including a car crash in 2021, means he struggles to walk four successive rounds and play regularly

Paul Broadhurst has revealed Tiger Woods is set to follow in his footsteps by starring on the PGA Champions Tour using a buggy.

Broadhurst has won and finished second in his last two appearances in USA on the seniors tour to take his earnings this season to £580,000. Despite battling chronic arthritis in his ankle, the English ex-Ryder Cup ace has won over £6million since joining the tour after turning 50.

Broadhurst has had dispensation since last year to use a buggy as he is no longer able to walk 18 holes due to his ankle, which requires medication and surgery. He reckons 15-time Major winner Woods will do the same when he turns 50 next year and can join the seniors too, where anyone can now use a buggy if they wish.
Woods made the cut at the Masters but his injury history, including a car crash in 2021, means he struggles to walk four successive rounds and play regularly. Broadhurst sympathises and admits only the use of a buggy has enabled him to play on and impress, including winning the Invited Celebrity Classic last month.

He reflected: “I keep taking the tablets. I have severe arthritis in my right ankle. Once I have perhaps retired, it will need operating on. At the moment I have been told it is a year to recover from but I haven’t got a year playing this game.

“I am 58 years of age. That will have to wait for a few more years. At the moment we are fortunately able to take a cart. I can get around that way and it doesn’t seem to be affecting my golf.

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