Tiger Woods must make do with watching the Tour Championship on tv after he did not qualify for the PGA Tour’s season-ending occasion.
Woods wanted to complete 11th or higher on the BMW Championship to ensure he could be inside the highest 30 within the FedExCup factors desk, guaranteeing a spot within the subject for subsequent week’s finale.
Nonetheless, successive one-under rounds left him with an excessive amount of work to do over the weekend, that means he will be unable to defend his title at East Lake.
The 15-time main winner ended a five-year anticipate a event win eventually yr’s Tour Championship having at one stage slipped to as little as 1,199 on this planet rankings.
“Last year culminated in a pretty special moment for me and would’ve been nice to go back there, but I’ll be watching the guys on TV,” Woods stated after his remaining spherical at Medinah, a course the place he has twice gained majors.
Woods had given himself hope of holding his 2019 season alive with a 67 within the third spherical, solely to complete up on in a tie for 37th on six beneath after signing for a rating of 72 on Sunday.
“It was a little bit frustrating that I didn’t have the short game I needed to make a run,” he stated. “I made too many bogeys across the greens.
“I had it two under par early and was giving myself at least an outside chance of getting to my number. I felt like if I shot six under then I might have moved on.”
Regardless of having to look at the Tour Championship from afar, Woods was in a position to replicate positively on a yr that noticed him win the Masters at Augusta.
“[It was] very special to win my 15th major and get my fifth jacket,” he instructed the PGA Tour. “The rest of the tournaments I didn’t really play as well as I wanted to, but at the end of the day, I’m the one with the green jacket.”