Woods to compete at Wyndham

Tiger Woods is expected to participate in the Wyndham Championship next week, as the former world number one scrambles for points to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs.

The 39-year-old looks set to miss the cut for the third successive time in a major for the first time in his glittering career at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, after finishing Friday's truncated second round on four-over-over with five holes to play. The cut is expected to be at two-over.

The 14-time major winner has missed the cut in four of the nine PGA Tour tournaments he has participated in this year and has only two top 25 finishes to his name.

Prior to this week's PGA Championship in Wisconsin, the former world number one found himself in 186th position on the FedEx Cup standings, with the top 125 qualifying for the series of playoffs.

Last week Woods said that he intended to call an end to his season should he miss out at Whistling Straits, but it seems the American has had a change of heart and on Friday notified the PGA Tour that he intends to play in the final tournament of the season-proper in Wisconsin.

"I think it's fun just to compete," Woods said earlier in the week. 

"And every day is an opportunity to get better. That, to me, is fun. I look at the fact that it's just another opportunity to get better and try and take myself to the next level and whatever that is, it is."

Whilst his new-look swing remains a work in progress, Woods has had a particularly disappointing year. In June, he carded an 85 at the Memorial tournament, his worst round as a professional, while missing the cut at both the U.S. and British Opens.