Sporting Life: Woods saved golf, now it's rescuing him

Tiger Woods follows his shot from the fourth tee during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, on April 10, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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He's not human, Rocco Mediate said in polite awe a long time ago. Tiger Woods wasn't built of tissue and bones but, he clarified, of "wires and levers, and a big heart".

Then Woods was the imagined bionic man. Now, 46, father of two teenagers, he's the real hurting man. Cut him open - and he has been again and again - and he'll tell you what you'll find. "Rods and plates and pins and screws."

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