Fiji Time: 11:03 PM on Monday 4 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Tiger unsure of Masters

Afp
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

WASHINGTON - World number one Tiger Woods says he remains uncertain if he will be able to play in the Masters despite two weeks of rest and treatment for back spasms.

Woods, a 14-time major champion chasing the all-time record 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus, withdrew from last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, where he has won eight times including last year, due to nagging back pain.

A year after he won five tournaments and appeared set for a solid run in the majors in 2014, his status for the Masters on April 10-13 remains in doubt even with a potential four weeks of rest for his aching back.

"For Augusta, it's actually still a little too soon," Woods said. "That's the frustrating thing about this.

"I've had a couple of weeks off and getting treatment and working on trying to get it ready for Augusta.

"As of right now, still too soon, which is very frustrating."

The 38-year-old American struggled to a 78 in the final round of the World Golf Championships event at Doral earlier this month.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Ministry suspends nurse
  2. Police analyse the impact of nightclub operations
  3. State asset sales
  4. Mayweather wins 'Fight of the Century'
  5. The hand that rocks the cradle
  6. $46.36b development assistance
  7. Leaders meet in Baku
  8. Manchester United hopes shattered
  9. Mayweather beats Pacquiao
  10. Tenants fit out stores as work progresses

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fiji Airways logo designer dies at her home Tuesday (28 Apr)
  2. Dead after midday Wednesday (29 Apr)
  3. Top five in Fiji Saturday (02 May)
  4. Fijians' test of faith Tuesday (28 Apr)
  5. Officer hurt in robbery attempt Wednesday (29 Apr)
  6. Expensive destination Tuesday (28 Apr)
  7. Kids live in fear Wednesday (29 Apr)
  8. Indonesian authorities act 'cruel' Thursday (30 Apr)
  9. Homeless Sunday (03 May)
  10. MP faces court Thursday (30 Apr)