Tiger Woods receives invitation to play the US Open

For the primary time in his profession, Tiger Woods has obtained an invite to a serious.

The USGA issued a ticket for the 48-year-old golfer who will return to Pinehurst 2 (North Carolina) to a match he has not performed since 2020 and which he has gained thrice, the final time in 2008 in that playoff on Monday when he gained with a limp and the place all his bodily issues started to manifest themselves definitively.

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The information comes after Woods‘ exemption for the US Open expired final yr when his five-year exemption for all majors, achieved due to his victory on the 2019 Masters, the fifteenth main of his profession, got here to an finish.

US Open winners have a 10-year exemption for that match. “The historical past of this match can’t be written with out him,” stated the organisers to justify his invitation and never having to go to the qualifiers, which a number of of the gamers at LIV Golf, for instance, should attend.

“I’m honoured to obtain this exemption and I could not be extra excited in regards to the alternative to compete on this yr’s US Open, particularly at Pinehurst, a spot meaning a lot to golf,” stated Tiger.

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