‘I needed last week off… I didn’t want to push it’: Tiger Woods insists he’s feeling ‘good’ after arriving for Players Championship following neck strain
- Tiger Woods missed last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational due to a neck injury
- Former world No 1 says he is feeling ‘good’ ahead of the Players Championship
- Woods hit the driving range after after arriving at TPC Sawgrass on Monday
- He will play alongside Webb Simpson and Patrick Reed for opening two rounds
Tiger Woods seemingly dispelled doubts about his participation in this week’s Players Championship in Florida when he arrived on Monday and declared he was in fine fettle.
Woods pulled out of last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational citing a neck strain, which raised the possibility that he might also miss the PGA Tour’s flagship event.
But it seems his decision to skip a tournament he has won eight times was more precautionary than the result of a serious problem.
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