Golf: Woods faces injured out 'Weeks'

Tiger Woods suffered his injury while playing this shot on the 17th hole in the Augusta pulls event on April 9. Tiger Woods from quail hollow and can also Miss player ChampionshipAmerican suffered knee and Achilles problems during the third round of the MastersHe expects "a few weeks" on the sidelines crowded to be told to rest by doctors

(CNN) --ehemalige World No 1 Tiger Woods has due to a knee injury not from next week PGA Tour event at Quail hollow drawn.

The American sprain a medial collateral ligament sprain in his left knee and also slightly strained his left Achilles tendon at the masters in Augusta this month.

The problems suffered the 35-year old while hitting a difficult second shot of the pine straw under the tree of Eisenhower fairway of no. 17 in the third round, left his Web site reported on Tuesday.

He could play, finish tied for the second year in a row for the fourth, but doctors later pointed out that he received the rest and treatment.

This is an outstanding event, but I must follow doctors orders better
--Tiger Woods

Woods hopes his "in a few weeks" according to his website back, i.e. he can miss the May 12-15 players Championship, but for the US open in June should fit 16-19.

Westwood across the world

"I personally contacted tournament officials and expressed my regret in not able to play," said Woods, quail hollow won the Championship in 2007 but missed the cut last year as won Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy on the U.S. soil for the first time.

"This is an outstanding event, but I must follow doctors orders better."

Woods commented also his Twitter page, writing: "minor injury keeps me from the Wells Fargo play next week." "Apologies to tournament & fans, but working hard to get healthy."

Woods was dropped to the sixth in the world rankings since lost his place no. 1 England's Lee Westwood last October have on the Summit for a record 281 consecutive weeks.

He after the open or heritage master at the Texas tournament play and searches are still his first tournament victory since November 2009.

Westwood, now the top-ranking of Germany's Martin Kaymer to the the Indonesia master won the Sunday-his 38th birthday.


Golf: Woods faces injured out 'Weeks'