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Bryson DeChambeau of the United States walks on the course during a practice round prior to the start of the 2022 PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Image Credit: AFP

Bryson DeChambeau withdrew from the PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club after attempting to return from a hand injury.

DeChambeau was in Tulsa early in the week to gauge his readiness to participate in the PGA Tour’s second major of the season.

The 28-year-old, who won the 2020 US Open at Winged Foot, missed the cut at the Masters with a 12-over through 36 holes.

This week DeChambeau took the course with his left hand and wrist heavily bandaged.

Wrist surgery

He underwent surgery on his left wrist on April 14 to repair a fracture of the hamate bone. One month later, he posted a video of his full swing - seemingly at full force - hitting golf balls into a net in his back yard.

Denny McCarthy replaces DeChambeau in the field at the 2022 PGA Championship.

McCarthy joins the 8:49 a.m. ET tee time with Max Homa and Tyrrell Hatton starting on the 10th tee.

DeChambeau, the World No. 22-ranked golfer, said “strength and stamina in his left hand isn’t where he wants it” Golf Channel said.