‘My physique wants extra time’ – Woods to overlook US Open


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Tiger Woods has confirmed he won’t play at subsequent week’s US Open, however nonetheless plans to compete on the a hundred and fiftieth Open Championship at St Andrews subsequent month.

It follows the 15-time main winner’s withdrawal from the US PGA Championship in Could after three rounds.

“I beforehand knowledgeable the USGA that I can’t be competing within the US Open as my physique wants extra time to get stronger for main championship golf,” Woods, 46, mentioned on Twitter.

The occasion begins on 16 June.

Woods added: “I do hope and plan to be able to play in Eire on the JP McManus Professional-Am and at The Open subsequent month. I am excited to get again on the market quickly.”

On Monday, Woods’ nice rival Phil Mickelson was added to the field for the primary occasion within the Greg Norman-backed LIV Golf Invitational Collection, which begins on Thursday.

In an interview with the Washington Publish, Norman mentioned Woods had been supplied a “mind-blowingly huge” deal to participate within the collection.

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