Tiger Woods career missed cuts and withdraws
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Tiger Woods career missed cuts and withdrawals


Tiger Woods has rarely missed the cut in his pro career, and he has even more rarely withdrawn from a golf tournament. However, as he has aged, the number of Tiger Woods missed cuts and withdrawals has accelerated.

In the first 322 starts of Woods' pro career, he withdrew four times, including back-to-back years at The Players Championship. In the 21 starts beginning with the 2014 Honda Classic, Woods has withdrawn four times, citing lower back spasms all four times.

In those same 21 starts, Woods has missed the cut seven times, missing the cut only nine times in his pro career from 1997-2013.

Tiger Woods career missed cuts

  • 1997 Bell Canadian Open, 70-76--146 (+6)
  • 2005 EDS Byron Nelson Championship, 69-72--141 (+1)
  • 2005 Funai Classic, 68-73--141 (-3)
  • 2006 U.S. Open, 76-76--152 (+12)
  • 2009 Open Championship, 71-74--145 (+5)
  • 2010 Quail Hollow Championship, 74-79--153 (+9)
  • 2011 PGA Championship, 77-73--150 (+10)
  • 2012 Wells Fargo Championship, 71-73--144 (E)
  • 2012 Greenbrier Classic, 71-69--140 (E)
  • 2014 Quicken Loans National, 74-75--149 (+7)
  • 2014 PGA Championship, 74-74--148 (+6)
  • 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open, 73-82--155 (+13)
  • 2015 U.S. Open, 80-76--156 (+16)
  • 2015 Open Championship, 76-75--151 (+7)
  • 2015 PGA Championship, 75-73--148 (+4)
  • 2017 Farmers Insurance Open, 76-72--148 (+4)

Tiger Woods career withdraws

  • 1998 Kemper Open: Pre-tournament, back injury
  • 2006 Genesis (Nissan) Open: Pre-third round, flu
  • 2010 The Players Championship: Eight holes into first round, neck injury
  • 2011 The Players Championship: Nine holes into first round, knee injury
  • 2012 WGC-Cadillac Championship: 12 holes into final round, left leg injury
  • 2014 The Honda Classic: 13 holes into final round, lower back spasms
  • 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational: Eight holes into final round, lower back spasms
  • 2015 Farmers Insurance Open: 11 holes into first round, citing back pain, couldn't activate glutes
  • 2017 Omega Dubai Desert Classic: Pre-second round, lower back spasms


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