Furyk out of BMW with sore wrist, may miss next 2 events
Sep. 17, 2015
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Jim Furyk's status for both the Tour Championship and the Presidents Cup were uncertain after a left wrist injury forced him to withdraw from the BMW Championship on Thursday after just six holes.
"I'm very concerned," Furyk said. "I have only two more events to finish out the season.
"I would like to be ready for both of them, and if I can't get ready next week, I would like to be ready for the Presidents Cup."
Furyk, a former U.S. Open champion and the FedEx Cup winner in 2010, is in ninth place in golf's playoff race. Despite pulling out, he has locked up a spot in next weekend in the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta, which includes the top 30 players in the standings after the BMW.
Furyk had a streak of 477 straight tournaments without a withdrawal. The last time he pulled out of a tournament was at the 1995 Western Open. He had surgery on the wrist in 2004, but "in a different area.
"It's beyond sore. I'm in pain out there and trying to manage it is — I'm not near 100 percent," Furyk said. "Right now, being out here, I have no chance to compete."