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US Open: Tiger Woods 'not physically ready' for tournament return

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Tiger Woods' last tournament was the Wyndham Championship in August 2015




Former world number one Tiger Woods says he will not be "physically ready" to play in next week's US Open.

Woods, 40, who has had three operations to fix back problems and last played a tournament in August 2015, had registered to play at Oakmont.

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Tiger Woods plays first stretch of holes since August

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Woods won the last of his 14 majors at the 2008 US Open




Tiger Woods played his first stretch of holes since last August at the opening of a course he helped design.

The former world number one hit a ceremonial tee shot then played a few holes with his friend Mark O'Meara at Bluejack National in Texas.

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US Open: Tiger Woods registers to play at year's second major

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Tiger Woods won his 14th and most recent major back in 2008



Tiger Woods has formally registered to play in the US Open, suggesting he is close to a return to competitive golf.

The 14-time major championship winner has had three operations to fix back problems and last played a tournament in August 2015.

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