Tiger Woods officially withdraws from U.S. Open as GOAT continues recovery from plantar fasciitis
In a surprising turn of events, Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from the highly anticipated U.S. Open, leaving the golfing world in shock. Meanwhile, Sergio Garcia secures his spot in the tournament after an impressive performance in the qualifying stage.
Tiger Woods (Image via Golf Digest )
In a move that has been widely anticipated, golfing legend Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from the upcoming U.S. Open. The United States Golf Association (USGA) confirmed this news on Monday, while also announcing additional exempt players for the prestigious tournament to be held at the Los Angeles Country Club next month.
Woods’ decision comes after his recent withdrawal from the Masters due to weather delays and subsequent ankle surgery, leaving his return to competitive golf uncertain. Meanwhile, Spain’s Sergio Garcia, who missed out on the PGA Championship, has secured a spot in the U.S. Open after an impressive performance in the final qualifying stage.
While some golfers faced disappointment during the final qualifying stage, Sergio Garcia showcased his prowess and secured his entry into the highly anticipated U.S. Open.
The Dallas qualifier witnessed intense competition among 120 golfers, all vying for just eight coveted spots at the Northwood Club and Bent Tree Country Club. Garcia finished the 36-hole qualifier tied for fourth at 9 under par, concluding his exceptional day with a birdie on the final hole. His qualification ensures that he will be among the esteemed field of 156 players competing at the Los Angeles Country Club.
Tiger Woods’s withdrawal paves the way for Sergio Garcia’s opportunity
With Tiger Woods‘ withdrawal from the U.S. Open, a door has opened for Sergio Garcia to make his mark on the upcoming major championship. As one of golf’s most recognizable figures steps back, Garcia, the Spanish sensation, seizes the chance to showcase his skills and compete alongside the world’s top players.
According to Golf Digest, While the absence of Woods will undoubtedly be felt, fans and fellow competitors eagerly anticipate Garcia’s performance as he looks to make his mark in the U.S. Open and etch his name among golf’s elite.
In a significant development, Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open, leaving fans disappointed and uncertain about his future in professional golf. However, the tournament will still boast a formidable field, including newly qualified golfer Sergio Garcia, who successfully secured his spot through the qualifying stage.
As the U.S. Open approaches, all eyes will be on the Los Angeles Country Club, where Garcia and other top players will vie for the prestigious title. The absence of Woods adds an intriguing element of uncertainty, making the tournament an even more captivating affair for fans and players alike.
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