John Daly announced Monday that he is withdrawing from the
Daly tweeted late last week that he tore a tendon at the
His injury dates to the Byron Nelson Championship in May. Doctors told him he could continue playing as long as he didn't hit a rock or a tree root.
"That's what happened on the 12th hole Friday at Greenbrier," he told reporters. "I was just trying to chip out and there was a root under the ball. It wasn't more than a 50-yard chip shot, but that's the pain I've been dealing with."
Daly automatically qualifies for the tournament as a past champion.