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Tiger Woods pulls out of next two tournaments, including L.A. event, with back issues

Tiger Woods pulls out of next two tournaments, including L.A. event, with back issues

Tiger Woods’ 10-year absence from Los Angeles’ only PGA Tour stop is going to be at least 11 years. Woods announced on his website Friday that he is skipping next week’s Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club and also the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., a course a half-hour from his home in Jupiter Beach.

“My doctors have advised me not to play the next two weeks, to continue my treatment and to let my back calm down,” Woods said. “This is not what I was hoping for or expecting. I am extremely disappointed to miss the Genesis Open, a tournament that benefits my foundation, and The Honda Classic, my hometown event. I would like to thank Genesis for their support, and I...

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