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Tiger Woods' wrist is not injured, agent says

Tiger Woods' wrist is not injured, agent says
Tiger Woods struck a tree root mid-swing while hitting from pine straw. (David Cannon / Getty Images)

Tiger Woods apparently did not suffer any serious injury from his nasty encounter with a tree root at the Masters.

Hitting from pine straw on the ninth hole at Augusta National, Woods struck the root mid-swing and reacted with a noticeable wince.

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"A bone kind of popped out and the joint kind of went out of place," he explained. "But I put it back in."

On Wednesday, his agent told Bob Harig of ESPN.com that "the wrist is fine."

Recurring problems with a sore back forced Woods to take a break from the PGA Tour earlier this year. He played better than expected in his comeback at the Masters last week -- finishing tied for 17th at 5-under -- then announced he would not be playing competitively again for a while.

It was not clear if his wrist injury would prevent him from practicing.

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