Tiger Woods, who is having his worst year as a professional golfer, has withdrawn from consideration for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, to give himself more time to recover from a back injury.
Woods’ doctors and trainer say his back muscles need to be “rehabilitated and healed.”
Tiger Woods believes he’s earned a spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup team despite his horrible performance at the British Open.
Woods finished tied for 69th place. It was his worst finish in a major — although it was only his second tournament since his March 31st back surgery.
Ironically, Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson, 64, finished the British Open tied for 50th place.
Tom Watson will get one more chance at St. Andrews in the British Open. The R&A extended the exemption of Watson on Tuesday, allowing him to play one more time in 2015 when golf’s oldest championship returns to the Old Course at St. Andrews. Watson, 64, has The Open record for winning on five links courses - Carnoustie, Turnberry, Muirfield, Royal Troon and Royal Birkdale...
Like legendary Bulls announcer Stacy King says. “Big time players, make big time plays!”. That’s exactly what Tom Watson did at the Toshiba Classic tournament. He was in a tough spot being tight right next to a tree so he really had no choice but to attempt a one handed behind the back chip shot and see, this is what makes golf more challenging than most sports because you...
Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods are happy to not be paired with each other on the final round of The Players Championship.
“I’m not going to lie,” Garcia said after completing the third round on Sunday. “He’s not my favorite guy to play