Schwartzel to miss a month with rib injury
Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel is taking a month off
after the U.S. Open because of a nagging rib injury.
Schwartzel has withdrawn from the Travelers Championships next
week in Hartford, Conn., and the South African does not plan to
play again until the British Open at Royal Lytham & St.
He has decided to play the final round of the U.S. Open on
Sunday at The Olympic Club. Schwartzel says he has experienced
discomfort all week, and doctors told him he should take three
weeks to rest. He says if he doesn’t take a break, it could be
months before it goes away.
Schwartzel still managed a 7-over 217 through three rounds at