Former U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland is reportedly on the road to recovery after undergoing brain surgery.
Woodland revealed earlier in the month he was going under the knife to remove a lesion on his brain.
Per a statement from Woodland's team on social media, the 'majority of the tumour' was taken out and he's 'currently resting'.
The statement read:
The 39-year-old, who previously won the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, previously stated he tried to treat the symptoms with medication, before deciding to have surgery after consultation with specialists and his family members.
Woodland, known for hitting stingers on command, is a stalwart of the PGA Tour. He turned professional in 2007 and has won four times.
Other than capturing his maiden major, Woodland's most recent win came at the 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Woodland struggled for form in the 2023 campaign and he finished outside the top 70 in the FedEx Cup. Across 24 events, he made 18 cuts and posted six top-25s.
His best finish came when he finished 14th at the Wells Fargo Championship.
Woodland did not compete in the 87th Masters.
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