In a statement, the PGA of America said: 'We have been in contact with Tiger's agent, Mark Steinberg, and he informed us today (Tuesday) that our four-time PGA champion will be unable to join us at Baltusrol Golf Club next week for the 98th PGA Championship.' The tournament begins at Baltusrol in Springfield, New Jersey, on July 28, and the absence of Woods means he will have missed all four majors in a season for the first time in his career.
2000 - Completes a career grand slam by the age of 24 with wins at the U.S.
2001 - Won the second of his four Masters titles, to become the first person to hold all four of professional golf's major championships simultaneously - the so-called 'Tiger Slam.' 2008 - Won his 14th and most recent major at the U.S.
Open by beating Rocco Mediate on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff at Torrey Pines following an 18-hole playoff, despite playing with damaged knee cartilage and two stress fractures of the leg.
2014 - After 60 consecutive weeks, Woods is knocked from the world No 1 ranking in May, marking the last time he occupied that top spot.