Sport Woods drops outside top 1,000

20:50  17 july  2017
20:50  17 july  2017 Source:   Sky Sports

Tiger Woods drops out of world's top 1000 for first time

  Tiger Woods drops out of world's top 1000 for first time With back issues once again preventing Tiger Woods from returning to golf, the former world number one is now ranked outside the top 1000.Tiger Woods dropped out of the top 1000 in golf's official world rankings for the first time in his career on Monday.

LOS ANGELES: Tiger Woods has dropped outside the top 1 , 000 players in the world for the first time in his professional career, latest rankings showed Monday. The official World Golf Ranking showed Woods placed at 1,005

LOS ANGELES: Tiger Woods has dropped outside the top 1 , 000 players in the world for the first time in his professional career, latest rankings showed on Monday (Jul 17). The official World Golf Ranking showed Woods placed at 1,005, reflecting the former world number one's

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Tiger Woods has dropped outside the top 1,000 players in the world for the first time in his professional career, the latest rankings showed on Monday.

The official World Golf Ranking showed Woods placed at 1,005, reflecting the former world No 1's injury-hit two years that have seen him hardly play.

Woods, whose attempts to resurrect his career have been scuttled by a series of operations on his back since 2014, has made only one top-20 finish in the past two seasons.

The 41-year-old once held the world's top spot for a record 683 weeks.

This year, Woods' rehabilitation from injury was overshadowed by his arrest in May for driving under the influence.

Last month, the 14-time major winner said he planned to seek professional help to treat pain medication dependency.

Woods, whose 79 career PGA Tour wins are three shy of Sam Snead's all-time record, has not won a major title since the 2008 US Open and has not won any event since the 2013 World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational.

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'No current player matches Woods' .
Gary Player believes that no current player could have matched Tiger Woods during his peak years. The nine-time major winner also refuted claims that lifting heavy weights led to Woods' injury problems but acknowledged that the 41-year-old American faces a "monumental" challenge to return to top level golf.Speaking at The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale, Player, himself a three-time Open champion, argued that Woods would have had even greater success had he stayed with coach Butch Harmon."I think one of the biggest mistakes Tiger Woods ever made was leaving Butch Harmon," he told Sky Sports.

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