MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Hideki Matsuyama withdrew from the FedEx St. Jude Championship, the primary leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, on Wednesday due to a neck harm.
Matsuyama, who’s ranked eleventh within the FedEx Cup factors standings, is in fine condition to advance to subsequent week’s BMW Championship (high 70 gamers) at Wilmington Nation Membership in Delaware and the season-ending Tour Championship (high 30 gamers) at East Lake Golf Membership in Atlanta.
“I’m very disenchanted to must withdraw from this week’s FedEx St. Jude Championship, however I felt it was the very best choice to make sure my neck receives the remedy it wants for me to compete within the BMW Championship and Tour Championship,” Matsuyama stated in an announcement launched Wednesday.
It was the fourth time this season that Matsuyama, the 2021 Masters champion, has pulled out of a event due to harm. He additionally withdrew at The Gamers, Valero Texas Open and 3M Open. He was disqualified in the course of the first spherical of the Memorial for having an unlawful substance on the face of his 3-wood.
Matsuyama, 30, has gained twice on tour this season, on the Zozo Championship and Sony Open in Hawaii.