sd0672: "If anything he has learned that if it starts to hurt he should shut it down instead of making it worse. Finishing this event means nothing when Augusta is 3 weeks away. "
manymarks: "according to medical folks, depending on the severity of the achilles tendon, it can take 12-16 months to recover. We may have seen the last of tw for awhile if that is the prob. "
M3LLOW33: "Why are some people saying Tiger will be out for a year? He obviously didn't tear his achilles, you can't walk with that. This was a preventative withdraw from the tournament before he could do more damage to it."
gary286134: "Honestly, I'm far from being a Tiger bandwagoner. But there is no way that you push the limits of a sore Achilles. "
bow3599: "I wonder if it is time for Tiger to slow down the workouts, maybe just too much on that leg."
davidb0425: "Going with what his doctors have advised him, he decided to shut it down and withdraw to stop further injury. Tiger's mindset is to now on staying healthy and concentrate on winning majors. ."