Daniel Berger, his last unsuccessful start in the U.S. Open, withdrew from the Open Championship to be held in St Andrews next week.

Berger suffered a back injury, which forced him to withdraw from John Deere Classic's PGA Tour last week.

The Florida State product dropped to No. 25 in the Official World Golf Ranking after rising to 12 by 2020.

Berger has three top-5 episodes by 2022 but has an equal number of missed cuts.

The T-50 for the Masters is his best finish in the first three majors of the year. The winner of the four-time tour will be replaced

by The Open field ranked No. 62 in the world Sahith Theegala, the only one to start at the top level as a missed U.S. professional.

Theegala almost got his first win in the Travelers Championship in June, but a double bogey on Sunday the 18th left

him two shots behind winner Xander Schauffele when all was said and done at the TPC River Highlands.