A strange season continued for Matthew Wolff.
The former collegiate standout and NCAA champion, who received the 2019 3M Open in simply his third skilled begin, withdrew Tuesday night time from subsequent week’s PGA Championship on the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina.
No purpose was given for the WD.
Tom Hoge changed Wolff within the discipline.
Wolff, 22, has been dealing with a nagging proper hand damage and has typically seemed disgruntled on the course this 12 months. After opening with a 78 within the Farmers Insurance Open in January, he withdrew due to the damage. He additionally withdrew from the WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession in February after posting an 83 within the first spherical.
In final month’s Masters, he was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard.
In his most up-to-date begin, he and Collin Morikawa teamed up and missed the reduce within the Zurich Classic the third week of April.
Wolff has not completed within the prime 10 in his most up-to-date 10 begins and has fallen from a career-high rank of 12th within the Official World Golf Ranking to 27th.
No one in golf anticipated this plunge from Wolff.
It was simply six months in the past that he led by two photographs heading into the ultimate spherical of the U.S. Open at Winged Foot. A final-round 75 had him ending runner-up to Bryson DeChambeau, who received by six photographs. In his subsequent begin, he tied for second within the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. And in his debut within the PGA Championship in August, he tied for fourth.