Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods made his first appearance since February at the Hero World Challenge in December

Tiger Woods says he struggled to walk and needed help getting out of bed during his recovery from a back injury.

The 14-time major winner underwent back surgery in April and was sidelined for almost 10 months.

The American made his return earlier in December with four rounds at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas,

“I hadn’t played without pain for a long time – it was nice to just go out there and chill out,” the 41-year-old wrote on his website.