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FILE - In this March 21, 2012 file photo, Tiger Woods rubs his back after his tee shot on the sixth hole during the Pro-Am round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla. Woods says his recovery from back surgery is going slowly and he's not sure when he'll be able to return to golf. In a wide-ranging blog on his website Monday, May 5, 2014, Woods says he remains sore from the incision during the March 31 operation for a pinched nerve. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
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FILE - In this March 21, 2012 file photo, Tiger Woods rubs his back after his tee shot on the sixth hole during the Pro-Am round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla. Woods says his recovery from back surgery is going slowly and he's not sure when he'll be able to return to golf. In a wide-ranging blog on his website Monday, May 5, 2014, Woods says he remains sore from the incision during the March 31 operation for a pinched nerve. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

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