Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Arnold Palmer Invitational due to the back issues that have plagued him in his previous two appearances.
Woods, 38, who won this tournament at Bay Hill a year ago for the eighth time, tweeted the news and also announced it on his website.
“Called Arnold today to tell him that sadly I won’t be able to play,” Woods said on his website. “Back spasms and the pain haven’t subsided.
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