Tiger Woods is out of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst


Next time, Tiger. Next time.

Get well.

Woods announced on his website that he would be skipping the U.S. Open in two weeks.

“Unfortunately, I won’t be there because I’m not yet physically able to play competitive golf,” said Woods, who will miss his sixth major due to injury as a professional. “I’d like to convey my regrets to the USGA leadership, the volunteers and the fans that I won’t be at Pinehurst.

“The U.S. Open is very important to me and I know it’s going to be a great week. Despite missing the first two majors, and several other important tournaments, I remain very optimistic about this year and my future.”

Woods finished third in the 1999 U.S. Open and second to Michael Campbell in 2005 at Pinehurst.