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Tiger Woods withdraws from PGA Tour event with side strain

(CNN)Struggling with his game and his ailing body, Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the PGA Tour's Northern Trust event because of a "mild oblique strain that led to pain and stiffness."The 43-year-old, who came back from spinal fusion surgery in 2017, looked a shadow of the player who won the Masters in April as he carded a first-round 75 at Liberty National Thursday.Continuing where he left off after missing the cut at the British Open, Woods appeared stiff and out of sorts and withdrew with a side strain ahead of the second round in New Jersey."I went for treatment early Friday morning, but unfortunately I'm still unable to compete," he said in a statement. "I'd like to thank the New Jersey and New York fans for their support and remain h ...