Published On: Mon, Apr 4th, 2016

Tiger Woods’ agent says he “absolutely” expects his client to play this year

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On Friday night Tiger Woods announced he won’t be playing in this week’s Masters. On Sunday, ESPN’s Bob Harig reported That Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg said: “I do expect him back on the golf course this year. Absolutely. But there’s no timetable.”

Woods is recovering from two off-season back surgeries. He has continually said he has no timetable as well, but Steinberg’s comment is the first indication that Woods will return in 2016, but no specific tournament has been targeted.

In the meantime, Woods plans to be at Augusta National for Tuesday’s Champions Dinner.

“I’ve been hitting balls and training daily, but I’m not physically ready, “Woods said in his Friday statement. “I’ve said all along that this time I need to be cautious and do what’s best for my long-term health and career.”

Steinberg confirmed Woods’ plan to be patient and avoid further setback by coming back to soon.

“He doesn’t want to hit the start-stop button, ” Steinberg said.

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