Singh withdraws with bad back
Vijay Singh has pulled out of the AT&T National with a back
Singh, a former world No. 1 whose last victory came in 2008 when
he won two playoff events to capture the FedEx Cup, had opened with
rounds of 68-70 at Aronimink. He was only five shots behind 36-hole
leader K.J. Choi.
The severity of the injury was not disclosed Saturday.
The 48-year-old Fijian is not yet eligible for the British Open,
and a good weekend at the AT&T National might have been enough
for him to at least be one of the top alternates for Royal St.