The PGA of America announced Tiger Woods’s withdrawal after shooting a 79 in the third round today at Southern Hills.
After his latest surgeries, He shuffled his way around a course that was not in the best weather. The cold, windy environment may have been an obstacle but didn’t stop the golfer from making five straight bogeys. Today is the first time Woods has withdrawn from a significant event as a professional.
Before he withdrew, Woods was asked by a pool reporter” if he felt as though he would play the final round,” according to ESPN. The athlete’s comment was short and sweet as he expressed his body’s condition; he was sore and would suck it up, play some more, and see how he felt. Unfortunately, he had the worst round of his career in rainy conditions at this major championship, posting 9-over 79. Woods did not talk to any More reporters since then, but fans of the sport hope this was not his last appearance.