Tommy Fleetwood's status for the rest of the season, including the FedExCup Playoffs, is in doubt after the Englishman announced.

Fleetwood has not played since tying for fourth at The Open Championship and since his mother died a week after St. Andrews,

instead spent the last few weeks at home in Southport, England.

," Fleetwood tweeted. "I'm taking time off to be home with my family but I'm looking forward to being back

While Fleetwood hasn't specifically said he's skipping the playoffs — he's currently 46th, good enough to qualify for the first two events next week

Jude Invitational and the BMW Championship — if he does indeed miss the entire postseason, at least he's locked up his PGA Tour card for next season.

Fleetwood have had a bounce-back year, climbing back up to 26th in the current world rankings after finishing 40th last year.

He posted three top-15s at the majors this year, tied for 14th at the Masters and tied for fifth at the PGA. Championship.