April 30, 2010 / 7:16 PM / in 8 years

Woods misses cut for only sixth time as a professional

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Tiger Woods missed the cut for only the sixth time as a professional after carding a woeful second-round 79, seven over, at the Quail Hollow Championship on Friday.

<p>U.S. golfer Tiger Woods hits from a sand trap on the 10th hole during second round play of the Quail Hollow Championship PGA golf tournament at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, April 30, 2010. REUTERS/Hans Deryk</p>

The world number one was sent packing from the PGA Tour event after recording a nine-over total of 153.

It is the first time the American has missed the cut since last year’s British Open, and the first time on home soil since the 2006 U.S. Open.

Woods is playing his second tournament since taking a five-month break from golf following revelations about his extra-marital affairs.

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