The item must be returned within 30 days of delivery or pickup.The item will be inspected upon return, and a refund amount will be determined based on its condition.Watney most recently covered the Los Angeles Galaxy for Time Warner Cable Sports Net in Los Angeles, California.Watney previously served as the Boston Red Sox field reporter for New England Sports Network (NESN) from 2008-2011."Maybe my mom thinks that.''Watney, 35, has plenty in common with Tiger Woods as it relates to lower-back woes, though Watney is here at the Safeway Open to begin the 2016-17 PGA Tour season and Woods is not.Nick Watney went five months without touching a golf club to help his ailing back.Yet, few probably had Gary Striewski, former “features reporter” for the broadcasting company, to fill her void.
While the addition of Striewski and the departure of Dell will certainly take some getting used to, as fans indicated on social media outlets like Twitter, Striewski still did a decent job today, as he should for the rest of the season.Unlike Woods, Watney opted to forgo the microdiscectomy procedure that Woods first had in March 2014 -- and again in September 2015 -- to alleviate the pressure.Watney instead opted for a long rehabilitation process that saw him not pick up a club for five months."There was a little bit of a thought to trying to play through it,'' said Watney, a five-time PGA Tour winner whose last victory came at the 2012 Barclays. Maybe if I was playing well it would have been a harder decision. -- You know the background: golfer has a bad back, hasn't competed for months, wears the Nike swoosh and is hopeful of a successful comeback.Nick Watney laughs at the notion that he is another prominent golfer attempting to make a return to competition."Big-time is relative,'' Watney said.