Tiger Woods will miss next weeks Ball Championship at Sawgrass, because of the back injury.
Woods has not played since Genesis opened three weeks ago he came to the first 68 and missed this week’s Arnold Palmer invitation on the grounds that back stiffness.
The Masters start at 9 months there in the Woods, 44, will hope to defend the title he won for the fifth time in 2019.
“I have heard my body and the appropriate other when needed,” Forest tweeted.
“I’m just not ready to play next week.”
The United States has twice won the ball tournament, which is often called the unofficial’fifth major’.
Woods, currently ranked No. 11 in the world, only played two PGA Tour events, by the year 2020, the other being the Farmers Insurance Open where he finished a tie for ninth.
15-time major winner has had four back surgeries in his career and had a fourth knee operation.
The Players Championship, which Woods won’t be in the years 2001 and 2013, beginning at 12 months.