Tiger Woods withdraws from the Arnold Palmer Invitational, but says it is due to neck pain, not his lower back
- Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Arnold Palmer Invitational through injury
- The American says he has been suffering from beck strain for a few weeks
- It is unrelated to the lower back injury which has seen him miss so much golf
Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Arnold Palmer Invitational with what he describes as a neck strain.
Woods announced his decision Monday on Twitter. He says his lower back is fine and he has no concerns over the long run. Woods says he’s had the neck strain for a few weeks and it hasn’t improved with treatment to the point he feels he can play.
This is the first time the 43-year-old Woods has withdrawn from a tournament in two years, shortly before his fourth back surgery to fuse his lower spine.
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