News & ToursAugust 14, 2015

After yet another disappointing major, Tiger Woods commits to play next week's Wyndham Championship

HAVEN, Wis. -- A late-afternoon storm suspended play for the day at Whistling Straits, but it only temporarily postponed another unfortunate inevitability for Tiger Woods -- a third consecutive missed cut in a major championship.

Barring a heroic turnaround in the five holes he had left to complete Saturday morning, Woods was heading out to both an uncertain future and an unfamiliar tournament site. Late Friday, he committed to play in next week's Wyndham Championship in Greensboro for the first time in his career, both to get the bad taste of the PGA Championship out of his mouth and make a last-ditch effort to get into the FedEx Cup playoffs and salvage a lost season.

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For his 31 holes in Wisconsin, Woods was 4-over thanks to a pair of familiar issues --crooked tee shots and sketchy putting. He said he was pleased about how he was controlling his ball, but his fourth hole on Friday offered a true snapshot of his game's state.

Coming off back-to-back birdies and his first real momentum since the Masters, Woods blocked his tee shot into deep grass right, chopped out into one bunker, hit into a second bunker, then two-putted for double bogey.

Walking off the green, he was back where he started -- far away from consistency and contention.

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