Tiger Woods: 14-time major winner ruled out for the rest of the season

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods has not won a major since the 2008 US Open

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the US PGA and will miss all four majors in a calendar year for the first time since his Masters debut in 1995.

American Woods, 40, has not played tournament golf in almost a year and had two operations last autumn in an attempt to cure a back problem.

His agent has confirmed he will not play for the rest of this season as he is not ready for "competitive golf".

The 14-time major winner has dropped to a world ranking of 628.

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