Tiger Woods had a knee operation last week, but is expected to make a full recovery, and hopes to be back competing in October.
The former world number one said he had an arthroscopic procedure to “repair minor cartilage damage”.
“I’m walking now and hope to resume practice in the next few weeks,” Woods said after the procedure on his left knee.
“I look forward to travelling and playing in Japan in October.”
Apart from winning the Masters, his 15th major title, the 43-year-old has had a relatively subdued season with injuries hampering his preparation and performances.