Tiger Woods did not qualify this weekend for the Tour Championship, that means his PGA Tour season has come to an finish, however he mentioned the BMW Championship gave him a “nice ramp-up” for the U.S. Open.
Woods didn’t come near securing the top-five end he wanted to take his place within the discipline at East Lake subsequent week. He completed with a 1-over 71 on Sunday and was 11 over for the match, tied for 51st place.
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The 15-time main champion could have two weeks to organize for the second main of the yr at Winged Foot after his hopes of being topped FedEx Cup champion for a 3rd time have been ended.
Woods feels a testing week in such robust scoring situations at Olympia Fields will stand him in good stead to start out the 2020-21 season strongly on the U.S. Open.
“I did not play in addition to I needed to the primary couple days. Right this moment was good,” he mentioned. “I hit the ball rather well and made solely a pair putts, however immediately was extra indicative of how I need to play in a pair weeks.
“This golf course was principally a U.S. Open, with the tough being as excessive as it’s and fairways just a little bit slender. Take a look at the scores, and I do not suppose that we have seen scores like this in a non-major in a really very long time. This was an ideal ramp-up for me for the U.S. Open.
“I want I used to be taking part in subsequent week, however I’ve obtained a pair weeks off.”
Woods made two birdies within the first 4 holes Sunday however may solely add one other one on the again 9, blended in with a few dropped pictures. He completed with a double-bogey.