Tiger Woods was brilliant at the USPGA Championship but has not qualified for the Ryder Cup

  • Tiger Woods failed to qualify automatically for a Ryder Cup selection
  • The United States’ team was finalised after the USPGA Championship
  • Captain Jim Furyk still has four wildcard picks to announce in September
  • Woods is vying for a pick along with the likes of Phil Mickelson and Tony Finau

By CHRIS CUTMORE FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 05:52 EDT, 13 August 2018 | UPDATED: 07:01 EDT, 13 August 2018

Tiger Woods sent the golfing world into meltdown with his final-round fireworks at the 100th USPGA Championship, but there is a sobering postscript: Woods has not qualified for the Ryder Cup this September.

The 14-time major champion who fell so dramatically from grace and this time last year could barely walk came close to pulling off one of sport’s all-time greatest comebacks, yet ultimately could not catch the awesome Brooks Koepka at Bellerive.

That meant that he was unable to win a place among the eight automatic qualifiers for captain Jim Furyk’s United States team for the biggest event in golf, which is held at Le Golf National outside Paris from September 28-30.

Tiger Woods was brilliant at the USPGA Championship but has not qualified for the Ryder Cup
Tiger Woods was brilliant at the USPGA Championship but has not qualified for the Ryder Cup

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