That run ended yesterday when Woods announced he would not take part in this weekend's 2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational. Woods is an eight-time champion of this event at Bay Hill, but he won't get a crack at a ninth victory this time around. "I've been receiving treatment, but it hasn't improved enough to play. Its connection to Arnold makes it one of my favorite tournaments and I'm disappointed to miss it", Woods said in a follow-up tweet.
Woods has played three times this year, with his best finish a tie for 10th in Mexico City.
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The week's Arnold Palmer Invitational was set to be Woods' 19th appearance at the event, which also celebrates its 40th anniversary.
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Tiger Woods watches his shot from the seventh tee during the final round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec.
Adam Hadwin, Corey Conners and Roger Sloan are at Bay Hill for the second stop in the PGA Tour's Florida swing.
Woods is expected by many to compete for majors this year. If Woods is able to play in next week's Players Championship (and he is sure to do everything he can to play), then that leaves only two more realistic tournaments to play before the Masters in early April.
Woods, 43, is coming off a bounce-back season after years of health problems that included spinal fusion surgery.