Unfit Jeev out of PGA event
Jeev Milkha Singh, who is almost certain of playing fulltime on the PGA Tour next year, has withdrawn from this week's Frys.com Open at the Grayhawk Golf Club — Raptor, Scottsdale, Arizona, with an injured right ankle.other Updated: Oct 22, 2009 00:51 IST
Jeev Milkha Singh, who is almost certain of playing fulltime on the PGA Tour next year, has withdrawn from this week's Frys.com Open at the Grayhawk Golf Club — Raptor, Scottsdale, Arizona, with an injured right ankle.
"I was really looking forward to playing, but unfortunately, I had to pull out with an injured right ankle," said Jeev. "It is the same injury that bothered me last year around the PGA Championship. I thought I had gotten over it, but that's apparently not the case."
Jeev said he did not wear shoes of the right specification last week at the Justin Timberlake's and that could have been the problem.
"The ankle started feeling funny during Friday's second round, and by the time I started warming up for Saturday's third round, I had intense pain.”
Gangjee earns berth in Hong Kong Open
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Chadha holds on to lead
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