PGA Tour

Furyk withdraws from Tour Championship

2015-09-23 07:42
Jim Furyk (AFP)

Atlanta - Former US Open champion Jim Furyk withdrew from the FedEx Cup playoff's Tour Championship on Tuesday because of a wrist injury that forced him out of the BMW Championship last week.

The 45-year-old American was diagnosed with a bone contusion last week in his left wrist.

He will continue rehabilitation in hopes of participating in the upcoming Presidents Cup.

Furyk pulled out of the BMW Championship after playing six holes of the first round, the first time he has withdrawn from a tournament since 1995.

"While I am disappointed to miss this week's event in Atlanta, I am now placing all my efforts on being healthy and ready to play in the Presidents Cup," Furyk said.

"(Captain) Jay Haas will be made aware of my progress in the coming days as we see how the injury responds to the treatment."

Furyk, who won the 2003 US Open crown, was assured of one of the top 30 spots in the Tour Championship which begins on Thursday at the East Lake Golf Club. His playing partner Hideki Matsuyama will play as a single in the opening round.

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