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Tiger Woods cancels news conference at Genesis Open

Tiger Woods reacts after hitting out of the

Tiger Woods reacts after hitting out of the rough on the ninth hole of the North Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. Photo Credit: AP / Gregory Bull

Tiger Woods canceled a scheduled news conference at the Genesis Open in Los Angeles because he has been “advised by doctors to limit all activities,” the tournament said in a statement.

Woods had earlier withdrawn from playing in the PGA Tour event, which is run by the Tiger Woods Foundation, because of back spasms.

Last month, Woods returned to the PGA Tour after 17 months in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego. Woods missed the cut at Torrey Pines for the first time in his career, finishing at 4-over 148.

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