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Tiger Woods skipped the US Open so they don't miss the "historic" British Open

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15-time major champion Tiger Woods skips last month's US Opento prepare for the 150th division of the British Open{11 I made a tough decision. Next week, a tournament that has a special meaning for legendary golfers. 

Woods told reporters at a press conference at JP McManus Pro-Am on Tuesday about the decision, citing problems with his leg injured in a car accident in February 2021. rice field.

Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the ninth hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Monday, June 10, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. 

Tiger Woods is on the 9th hole during practice Hitting a tee shot Round of the US Open Championship Golf Tournament on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Pebble Beach, Ireland  (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)

"The plan was to play the US Open, but I couldn't physically do that."Woods went through ESPN. Said."I couldn't do that physically. There's no reason to do that because I had a foot problem and this tournament was in jeopardy."

Woods has been in the car since the car accident. I returned to the Masters in April for my first high-level PGA Tour tournament. He overcame the expected pain and made a cut at Augusta National, finishing Tournament 13 with a par or better.

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Tiger Woods follows his shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.

Tiger Woods was the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in April. In the final round, it follows the shot from the 9th tee. October 10, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia. (Gregory Shamus / Getty Images)

He later struggled within the PGA Championshipin May. Later, I withdrew. He scored 79, the worst score ever in the PGA Championship in the third round. 

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"This is pretty It's a historic open and I'm going to play. " "I was lucky to be part of the past champions who won here and I want to play again. I can still play high but I don't know when they will come back. Level. At least one more time at high level. I want to be able to do it. "

Tiger Woods of the United States walks to the fourth tee during the third round of the 2022 PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club on May 21, 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

United States Tiger Woods walks towards his fourth tee during the third round of the 2022 PGA Championship at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 21, 2022.  (Andrew Redington / Getty Images)

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The British Open will be held on July 14th at. It will be held in St Andrews, Scotland.