Taylor Pendrith of Richmond Hill, Ont., withdraws from RBC Canadian Open

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TORONTO — Taylor Pendrith has withdrawn from the RBC Canadian Open.

The product of Richmond Hill, Ont., had hoped to make his return to play at the national men's golf championship this week.

Pendrith has been out since April 18 with a fractured rib.

Doctors cleared Pendrith to begin hitting balls again last week.

A spokesman says that Pendrith began by hitting light wedges and is slowly upgrading to heavier clubs, while checking in with doctors on a daily basis.

Pendrith is hopeful to return to the PGA Tour at the Travelers Championship June 23-26.

Despite the injury, Pendrith is still in the top 100 players on the PGA Tour, sitting 97th in the FedEx Cup standings.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 5, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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