Paul Casey through for the US Open together with Justin Leonard: KJ Choi, Vijay Singh & Trevor Immelman out

Paul Casey, right now number eighty four in the world, successfully crossed the qualifiers for the upcoming US Open next week at the No. 2 course at Pinehurst. The former number three in the world, finished at the 45th tied with Justin Rose, last year at the Merion and claimed his 1st tournament title for the majors.
Casey is really hoping at present to keep us his current resurgence of the 4 top twenty finishes from 5 tournaments, by bagging his first US Open, as the even tees off on 12th of June in North Carolina.

Justin Leonard, former US Open Champion, now 41, is also went ahead, as ten sectional qualifiers happened around America.

The American, bagged the Open in 1997 at the Royal Troon, completed in a 3 way draw for the top rank with a thirty six hole sum of 5 under 137, in Columbus, Ohio, at the Brookside Golf and Country Club.

Talking about his victory, Leonard commented that the feeling quite nice, since it has been quite some time, almost 3-4 years that he hasn’t been a part of the prestigious US Open. He further went on saying that it will be absolute fun to take part in Pinehurst, since it’s one of his favorites.

Vijay Singh has bagged the major title 3 times, however he will not be a part of it this time and won’t be playing in North Carolina. The ace golfer had to back out from tournament because he is still recovering from a back injury.

David Duval is another big name who won’t be a part of the tournament this year along with PGA tour champ Tim Clark and Sang-Moon Bae.

Tiger Woods Announces That He Will Not Participate In The 2014 Masters

Ever since the year 1995, Tiger Woods has been a part of the Masters Golf Tournament. But this year, Woods had to withdraw from the tournament because of a back surgery. On 31st of March, 2014 Tiger Woods had his surgery in Utah which turned out to be successful. However, on the 1st of April, 2014 Woods utilized his Twitter account to inform everyone that he will miss the Masters this year. Woods even thanked his fans for showing continuous support and sending their good wishes.

Many of the professional golfers and fans were shocked to read Tiger Woods’s tweet. They also utilized Twitter to show their concern and reaction to his tweet.

Paul Azinger confirmed Woods’s shocking news and said that the back injury is career threatening like Woods’s knee injury.

Peter Kostis wished Tiger Woods all the best and advised him to modify his swings and workout in the future.

Gary Player asked Woods as to whether he was playing an April fool prank on all of them. Kyle Thompson even said that he hopes this was a joke and Woods competes and wins the Masters.

Justin Thomas, Natalie Gulbis and Harold Varner III were really sad to hear this news. Arron Oberholser was of the opinion that Tiger Woods has become a victim of over training his body.

According to Pablo Larrazabal, the Masters tournament will not be as exciting and compelling as it used to be with him around.

Butch Harmon (former coach of Tiger Woods) was disappointed to hear the news of Woods’s withdrawal and thinks that it is a blow to all the fans that Masters tournament will be played without him.

According to Jack Nicklaus, Woods has done what is best for him and Nicklaus is confident of the fact that Woods’s career is not over yet.