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Golf: Hurt Tiger Woods uncertain to play in WGC-Cadillac Championship

Published on Mar 5, 2014 11:47 AM
Tiger Woods plays a shot on the second hole during the final round of The Honda Classic at PGA National Resort and Spa on March 2, 2014 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP  

DORAL, FLORIDA (Reuters) - Tiger Woods' status for this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship remained uncertain on Tuesday, as he continued to receive treatment for a sore back.

The reigning champion cancelled his pre-tournament news conference and practice round on Tuesday but is due to meet with the media on Wednesday.

Woods, who has been paired with Masters champion Adam Scott and FedExCup winner Henrik Stenson for the opening two rounds at Doral, withdrew from Sunday's final round of the Honda Classic after 13 holes due to back spasms.

Woods, whose career tally of 14 Majors is second to Jack Nicklaus, said in a statement after the Honda Classic that he would decide later if he could defend his WGC-Cadillac title.

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