Tiger Woods missed live thrilling action of US Open
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Tiger Woods missed live thrilling action of US Open

Windermere : FL : USA | Jun 08, 2011 at 11:07 AM PDT
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Tiger Woods Comeback

The former world number one suffered a wrench to his left knee and gentle strain to his left Achilles tendon during the third round of the Masters in April.

"I am extremely disappointed I won't be playing in the US Open [16-19 June]," Woods, 35, stated on his website.

Defending US Open champion Graeme McDowell said he was surprised by Woods withdrawal.

Tiger Woods has won the US Open three times - in 2000, 2002 and 2008.

Tiger Woods, who has been tiring a protective boot in an effort to aid his recovery, has been determined by injuries for three years. The American additional his 14th and last major when he beat Rocco Mediate in a play-off at the 2008 US Open.

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