Lee Westwood was near the bottom of the leaderboard after two rounds of LIV Golf Tulsa after posting a 36-hole score of 2 under.
Before the final round at Cedar Ridge Country Club, Westwood withdrew from the event.
He told Dom Boulet he injured himself while running on the treadmill before Saturday’s second round.
“Rather than play today, just give it another day to recover,” he said. “If you’re not going to go out there 100%, then there’s not really any point going out there.”
Westwood added he’s confident he’ll be back for LIV Golf DC, slated for May 26-28 at Trump National Golf Club.
Lee Westwood tells our @DomBoulet that he injured his left leg during a lengthy run on treadmill before Saturday’s Rd. 2 #LIVGolfTulsa. Says it’s a strain of his medial ligament.
“Rather than play today, just give it another day to recover,” he said. “If you’re not going to go…
— Mike McAllister (@thegolfeditor) May 14, 2023