The sad declining career of Tiger Woods is set to take another turn for the worst, as the fourteen-time Major Champion looks set to fall out of the top 100 of golf’s official world rankings for the first time in 18 years, according to the Daily Mail.
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The 39-year-old has been out of action since February due to an injury, and the absence is set to cost him his place at the sport’s top table, with the latest rankings suggesting that he will probably fall to 102 in the world.
It has been a poor year for Woods already, having shot his worst professional round in January – an 82 at the Phoenix Open, and he has yet to confirm whether he will play at the Masters, which begins next month.
Woods entered the top 100 in 1996, when he clinched his first title on the PGA Tour at the Las Vegas Invitational. Less than a year later, he hit the summit after a 19th place finish at the US Open at Congressional. Throughout his career, he has spent an astonishing total of 683 weeks as the world’s best player.