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October 10, 2016 / 7:11 PM / a year ago

Golf-Woods pulls out of PGA Tour event in Napa, delays comeback

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this week’s Safeway Open, delaying his comeback after 14 months out following back surgery.

Woods announced on his website ( on Monday that his game was not sharp enough for him to compete in the PGA Tour event that starts in Napa, California, on Thursday.

The 14-times major champion also will not play in next month’s European Tour Turkish Airlines Open event, where he was scheduled to make his second start on the comeback trail.

“After a lot of soul searching and honest reflection, I know that I am not yet ready to play on the PGA Tour or compete in Turkey,” he said.

“My health is good, and I feel strong, but my game is vulnerable and not where it needs to be.” (Reporting by Andrew Both in Cary, North Carolina; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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