Golf Fans Wish Tiger Woods Well After Hopeful But Disappointing Health Update Ahead of US Open

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  • Tiger Woods provided an update on his health on Tuesday morning.
  • The 15-time major champion will miss the upcoming US Open, but hopes to return shortly after
  • Golf fans are disappointed by the news, but encouraging Woods to continue his rehab as he nears a return to play
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Tiger Woods wont be playing in the upcoming 2022 US Open at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachussets.

Woods announced Tuesday morning that he had informed the USGA of his intention to miss the events. Following a serious car crash in February of 2021, Woods returned to action for the first time in April at The Masters where he was able to make the cut but finished at 13-over, well off the lead.

He then returned to play again at the PGA Championship at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Woods struggled at the site of his 2007 PGA Championship victory, making the cut but withdrawing following a third round 9-over, 79. He cited soreness in the broken leg he suffered in the car accident as the reason for his withdrawal.

What Next For Woods

Though he’ll miss the US Open, Woods’ tweet appeared hopeful that he’d be able to compete in the JP McManus Pro-Am in Ireland on July 4th and 5th followed by a return to competitive golf in the 150th Open Championship. That event will be held from July 14th-17th at St. Andrew’s in Fife, Scotland.

Woods has won the Open Championship three times, including a pair of victories at St. Andrew’s in 2000 and 2005.

Fans Send Well Wishes To Tigers

There continues to be an outpouring of support for Woods from fans and supporters alike. Thus it was no surprise to see plenty of tweets wishing him well and a speedy recovery as The Open Championship fast approaches.

As The Open Championship approaches, Woods will try to get back to full health. Skipping out on the U.S. Open will allow him more opportunity to do so.