Tiger Woods to pull out of Safeway Open in Napa

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2015, file photo, Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. Tiger Woods has posted a video of him swinging a 9-iron in a golf simulator. His agent says the video was posted to rebut rumors on social media that he had taken a turn for the worse following two back surgeries last fall. Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management said Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, that the rumors were ridiculous. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

(KRON) Tiger Woods is pulling out of the Safeway Open in Napa.

The 14 time major champion announced on his website Monday morning he is withdrawing from the tournament.

Woods was to be teamed up with the Warriors Steph Curry on Wednesday in the Pro-Am portion of the tournament.

Woods has not played in a tournament in 14 months due to injuries mainly with his back.

The Golf Channel is reporting that it is not health related but performance related.


Watch: @TimRosaforte reports on the breaking news that Tiger Woods is expected to withdraw from the Safeway Open: https://t.co/EJYXuO60Ak pic.twitter.com/bSuWEdsqAE

— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) October 10, 2016

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