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Two-time former champion Vijay Singh is OUT of the US PGA Championship.

Singh, a winner of the Wanamaker in both 1998 and 2004, has been forced to withdraw from the field at Kiawah Island with a back injury.

His place has been taken by Wyndham Clark with Brandon Hagy moving up to first alternate.

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Singh, 58, hasn’t played in the US PGA since the 2018 edition at Bellerive where he finished 78th.

The Fijian missed the cut on his most recent major start at The Masters last month.

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A winner of 34 PGA Tour titles, Singh spent 32 weeks as the No.1 ranked player in the world between 2004 and 2005. He won his first Wanamaker Trophy at Sahalee Country Club in Washington in 1998, holding off Steve Stricker to win by two shots.

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He repeated the trick six years later, this time at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin, where he defeated Chris DiMarco and former Open champion Justin Leonard in a playoff.

World No.150 Clark , meantime, made his major championship debut in last year’s US PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco.


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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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