Tiger Woods announced on Tuesday that he will not be playing in next week’s US Open, saying his body “needs more time to get stronger” after a major car accident last year.
Tiger Woods a 15-time major champion withdrew from the PGA Championship last month after the third round.
He said: “I previously informed (organizers) the USGA that I will not be competing in the @usopengolf as my body needs more time to get stronger for major championship golf,” Woods tweeted, adding that he is still planning to play in the British Open at St Andrews, which starts on July 14.
“I’m excited to get back out there soon.”
The 46-year-old made a surprise return at the Masters in April, after needing surgery to repair his right leg following the car crash in February 2021.