"After a lot of soul searching and honest reflection, I know that I am not yet ready to play on the
Woods, a 14-time major champ, hasn’t played in a PGA Tour event since the
He committed to play in the Safeway Open last Friday and was scheduled to pair with NBA superstar Stephen Curry during Wednesday's Pro-Am.
Wood was also scheduled to play in Turkish Open from Nov. 3-6. He said Monday he still plans to play in the
"When I announced last week I was going to Safeway, I had every intention of playing, or I wouldn't have committed," he said. "I spent a week with the U.S. Ryder Cup team, an honor and experience that inspired me even more to play. I practiced the last several days in California, but after a lot of hours, I knew I wasn't ready to compete against the best golfers in the world. I will continue to work hard, and plan to play at my foundation's event, the Hero World Challenge.
"I would like to apologize and send my regrets to Safeway, the