Tiger Woods drops out of top 10 in the world for first time in 14 years

Former No 1 is down to 12th place in the rankings – it’s the first time he’s been outside the top 10 since he won the first of his majors.

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TIGER WOODS HAS fallen out of the world top 10 for the first time in 14 years.

Woods, who is currently out of action with left knee and achilles injuries, is placed at 12th in the world rankings today which were released today.

He has not won a tournament since the Australian Masters 18 months ago.

Lee Westwood remains at No 1, with US Masters champion Charl Schwartzel of South Africa taking Woods’ place in the top 10.

The last time Woods was ranked outside the top 10 was April 1997-  before he won at Augusta for the first of his 14 majors.

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