PGA Tour’s Gary Woodland Scheduled to Undergo Surgery on Brain Lesion


GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - AUGUST 04: Gary Woodland of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 04, 2023 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Logan Whitton/Getty Images)

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PGA Tour golf enthusiast Gary Woodland will go through surgical treatment to eliminate a brain sore next month, he revealed Wednesday.

Woodland stated he was identified “a couple of months back” however had actually been attempting to deal with the condition with medication.

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” I wished to share a current health advancement with you,” Woodland composed on X, previously called Twitter. “On Sept. 18 th, I’ll be having surgical treatment to eliminate a sore discovered on my brain. I was identified a couple of months earlier and have actually been attempting to deal with signs with medication. After talking to numerous experts and talking about with my household, we’ve decided that surgical treatment to eliminate the sore is the very best strategy.

” I’m in excellent spirits with my household and group by my side therefore happy for the love and assistance of everybody.”

Woodland has actually not played in a PGA Tour occasion given that completing in a tie for 27 th at this month’s Wyndham Championship. He completed a frustrating 94 th in FedEx Cup standings in 2023, missing out on the playoffs and just taping 2 leading 10 s in 24 begins.

The 39- year-old has actually won 4 PGA Tour occasions throughout his profession, highlighted by an accomplishment at the 2019 U.S. Open.

Woodland’s latest top-10 surface at a significant came at the 2022 U.S. Open.

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