Tiger Woods told to walk away from golf after sinking to unwanted Masters low on comeback

April 15, 2024

Tiger Woods made just his second start of the season at the Masters last week, but a tough weekend for the 15-time major champion saw him finish at 16-over-par for the eventTiger Woods has been told he can no longer compete at the topTiger Woods has been told he can no longer compete at the topTiger Woods has been told his time competing at the top of professional golf is over, after the 15-time major champion endured a difficult end to his Masters outing at Augusta.Woods was making just his second start of the season in Georgia, and showed glimmers of his old self in rounds one and two, battling in tough conditions to make the 36-hole cut last Friday. In doing so the American once again made Masters history, making a record-breaking 24th cut at Augusta.Just 24 hours later though, Woods was writing records for all the wrong reasons as the 15-time major champion went on to card his worst ever round at a flagship event, shooting a 10-over-par 82 in round three.READ MORE: Masters LIVE recap: Tiger Woods reveals career plan as Scottie Scheffler wins second green jacketHe battled back on Sunday, before going on to finish the tournament in 60th at 16-over-par thanks to a final round five-over 77. Woods’ struggles in recent years have been well-documented, after the 82-time PGA Tour winner sustained career-threatening injuries in a car crash in 2021.Since then he has been forced to play a part-time schedule, making just eight starts in 24 months. One came at the 2022 Open Championship at St Andrews, where the three-time Claret Jug winner received a hero’s reception at the iconic 18th as he bowed out after the second round.And according to his former rival Colin Montgomerie, his emotional showing at the Home of Golf should have been his last. “I just wish Tiger had gone after he waved on that Swilken bridge at St Andrews a couple of years ago,” he told talkSPORT. “He’s kept going, he thinks he can do it but it’s quite obvious now physically and mentally, that he can’t.For all the latest on news, politics, sports, and showbiz from the USA, go to The Mirror US .