NAPLES, Fla. – PGA Tour pros at the Shark Shootout expressed support for Tiger Woods Saturday morning and hopefulness that he will get his family and life in order and return to golf a healed and whole man.
They’re all wondering, though, what “indefinite” means in Woods’ announcement that he will be taking an “indefinite break” from the game.
While Mark Calcavecchia stressed his concern for Woods and his family, he also revealed to Golf Channel’s Inga Hammond what the competitors within these players are thinking about opportunities that may open in golf's biggest events.
“I’m a big fan of his, a friend of his, and I miss him,” Calcavecchia said. “I love watching him play like everyone else. The good news for the rest of us is it’s going to be a lot easier to win tournaments without Tiger playing.”
Calcavecchia stressed he believes Woods is doing the right thing taking time off to tend to his family and their problems. He’s hoping the frenzy surrounding Woods lightens.
“Obviously, it was a tough situation to try to handle, and he didn’t know how to do it and his people who work for him didn’t really know how to do it,” Calcavecchia told Hammond. “I think they are on the right track.
“I think enough is enough. It’s been a couple weeks, and now let him be, and let him work on the things he needs to work on.”