Ranked 12th in the world, Woods will have to make a speedy recovery if he is to play in The Players Championship, which begins March 14 in Ponte Vedra, Fla. Woods is an eight-time champion of this event at Bay Hill, but he won't get a crack at a ninth victory this time around. Instead of rest, and in a somewhat surprising decision, Woods travelled directly to Mexico to play in the WGC Mexico Championship.
Woods publicly announced on Monday that his recent treatment for a neck strain had not improved enough to take part in the tour event. "My lower back is fine, and I have no long-term concerns, and I hope to be ready for The Players (Championship)".
The PGA Tour's Rookie of the Year honor has been renamed after the late Arnold Palmer, one of golf's greatest players whose vast popularity drew a legion of fans to the game.
His par putt lipped out, however, and trickled two feet away from the cup.
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It is shocking that he's missing Arnold Palmer's tournament at Bay Hill (of all places), but I don't necessarily think there are any alarms to sound.
A few weeks ago, Martin Trainer couldn't have imagined he would be vying for an award with Arnold Palmer's name on it.
He finished 13th in the world rankings, second in the FedExCup and threatened to win his first major in 10 years at the British Open and PGA Championship.
Woods (69) tied for 10th, 13 shots behind Johnson.