Tiger Woods won THE PLAYERS Championship in 2001 and 2013. (Harry How/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods, a two-time winner of THE PLAYERS Championship, announced via agent Mark Steinberg on Friday he will not tee it up at next week’s tournament at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Woods personally informed PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan of the decision before news broke on Friday. "Back just not ready," Steinberg said in a statement, as per ESPN and Golf Digest. "Nothing concerning, just not ready."