Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the 2022 PGA Championship after struggling in his third spherical, carding his career-worst rating on the occasion.
The PGA Championship introduced the 15-time main winner’s withdrawal on Twitter after he shot a 9-over par 79 at Southern Hills Nation Membership in Tulsa, Oklahoma in his second main since an virtually 17-month layoff after struggling severe leg accidents in a automobile crash in February 2021, shot a 9-over par 79 at Southern Hills Nation Membership in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Woods made the reduce on Friday by only one shot, exhibiting glimpses of his excellence to qualify for the weekend.
However his accidents and the fatigue of enjoying 36 holes appeared to meet up with the 46-year-old on Saturday in cool and windy situations.
He produced a protracted putt to save lots of par on his first gap, however needed to accept a bogey on the second.
Issues went from dangerous to worse on the par three sixth gap with a triple-bogey six, and it was the beginning of a foul run for Woods.
Over the subsequent seven holes, he had six bogeys – together with a run of 5 straight – earlier than his first birdie of his spherical on the fifteenth.
He managed to narrowly keep away from his worst ever rating at a significant – 81 on the 2002 Open at Muirfield.
Woods was frank in his evaluation of his sport afterward, saying he “didn’t do something proper” and “didn’t hit many good photographs.”
“I simply didn’t play effectively. I didn’t hit the ball very effectively, and bought off to not the beginning I wanted to get off to. I believed I hit a very good tee shot down two and ended up within the water, and simply by no means actually bought any type of momentum on my facet.”
After the spherical, Woods wasn’t concrete on whether or not he’d be finishing the main.
“Nicely, I’m sore. I do know that’s for a reality,” he mentioned. “We’ll do some work and see the way it goes.”