Ace golfer Tiger Woods has revealed that he had undergone surgery last week to repair minor cartilage damage in his left knee, but said he is expecting to return to practice soon.Also Read - India's Schedule at Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Day 3, August 27: All You Need to Know

“I’m walking now and hope to resume practice in the next few weeks,” Woods said on Tuesday, adding that his schedule to play at the PGA Tour’s inaugural event in Japan in October won’t be affected, reports Xinhua news agency. Also Read - Highly-Rated American Amateur Golfer Aman Gupta Decides to Play For India

The 43-year-old had the surgery last week during the Tour Championship. Also Read - Highlights Tokyo 2020 Golf: Aditi Ashok Misses Olympic Glory, Finishes Historic 4th

This is Woods’ fifth surgery to his left knee dating back to his college days in 1994.

Woods, who had won his 15th major at the Masters in April, did not finish among the top 30 in the FedEx Cup and failed to qualify for the final event at East Lake.