Tiger Woods' position in the Official World Golf Rankings dips to a new low.

In the Official World Golf Ranking, the 82-time PGA Tour victor fell to No. 1,206, a seven-spot decline from his previous low.

In a single-car collision in February 2021, Woods suffered serious lower-body injuries. Then, earlier this year, Woods, 46, who was then rated No. 973 in the world,

made a comeback to play at the Masters. When he made the cut, he moved up to No. 745.He then competed in the PGA Championship and again made the cut.

But after Day 3, he pulled out of the major championship owing to pain in his surgically repaired right leg.

In the 150th Open at St. Andrews, where he made his final appearance of the year but missed the cut, he dropped to No. 1009.

Woods once held the top spot for a record 683 weeks in the world. But numerous injuries have played a part in his demise.

Following back surgery in 2017, Woods achieved his previous career low rating of No. 1199. However, Woods raised his position in the world to No. 668

after completing T-9 at that year's Hero World Challenge, his first competitive start following the operation

This past weekend, Woods was observed playing the par-3 Hay course at Pebble Beach, which stoked interest in his upcoming return.