"Unfortunately, due to ongoing rest and rehabilitation on my back, I won't be able to play in this year's Arnold Palmer Invitational."
While 144 of the world's best golfers chase birdies and eagles during the Genesis Open, many young fans will enjoy a different experience.
The Woods at 10, a new pop-up restaurant, has opened at the TGR Live-hosted Genesis Open at The Riviera Country Club.
Due to ongoing back spasms, Tiger will be unable to compete in the Genesis Open and The Honda Classic later this month.
Tiger withdrew from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic before the second round due to back spasms.
After shooting 5-over, Tiger discussed his first-round struggles with the media Thursday at Emirates Golf Club.
A two-time winner of the event, Tiger had a rough start Thursday in the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club.
Tiger spoke with the media following his pro-am round at Emirates Golf Club on Wednesday.
Tiger was unable to make up the strokes necessary to advance to weekend play at the Farmers Insurance Open, finishing 4-over after Round 2.