Tiger Woods returns to action at the Masters having not competed at Augusta since 2015

Tiger Woods returns to the Masters for first time since 2015 after suffering with back problems…here Sportsmail takes a look at the American’s 17 setbacks throughout his career

  • Tiger Woods returns to action at the Masters for the first time since 2015
  • 14-time major winner has been resilient in the face of adversity in recent times
  • Woods, despite his stellar success, has seen his career plagued by injuries
  • The 42-year-old American has undergone four back surgeries since just 2014

After missing the last two years of the Masters, Tiger Woods returns to the scene of some of his biggest and most memorable triumphs.

The 14-time major champion, who makes his comeback at Augusta as one of the strong favourites on Thursday, has endured a nightmare time of late, most notably due to his on-going battle with his back injury.

In the last four years, Woods has undergone a total of four back surgeries to relieve the pain and get his body moving in full flow. But it isn’t just his back that has played up during his stellar golfing career. Since all the way back in 1994, injuries have niggled away at him despite his dominance in the field.

Tiger Woods returns to action at the Masters having not competed at Augusta since 2015
Tiger Woods returns to action at the Masters having not competed at Augusta since 2015

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