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12:04PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Farmers Insurance Open loses juice with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson gone

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

SAN DIEGO — The first few minutes of the CBS telecast Saturday from the Farmers Insurance Open were videos of swings by Tiger Woods. Which might be all you need to know about the current state of PGA Tour golf.

Woods hasn't been here since Thursday, when he withdrew because of back spasms.

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9:19AM

Newsday (N.Y.): Tiger Woods withdraws because of back pain

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

SAN DIEGO — The questions about Tiger Woods before he teed off Thursday dealt with his game. Now, once again, they are about his back, and at age 39, his future.

Woods, in obvious pain, withdrew after only 11 holes in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, a course where he had flourished. He has eight wins here as a pro, including the 2008 U.S. Open, his last victory in a major.

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9:16AM

Bleacher Report: Dream of Vintage Tiger Woods Returning Is Dead After Torrey Pines Withdrawal

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist, Bleacher Report

SAN DIEGO — It seemed as symbolic as it was sad. There was the man, Eldrick Woods, the one and only Tiger, driving away into a coastal fog that, if it didn’t obscure his future—he’s done—it certainly did the future of golf.

Why does it always have to end like this for the great ones—injuries and ailments and worst of all an inability to perform with the magnificence they once did?

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10:06AM

Newsday (N.Y.): Tiger Woods trying to find his game

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

Even the weather seems to be against Tiger Woods.

Coastal fog, not unusual this time of the year in southern California, delayed Woods -- and everyone else -- by two hours at the start of Wednesday's pro-am for the Farmers Insurance Open.

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9:13AM

S.F. Examiner: Will withering Woods find Tiger of old?

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner

They are so good for so long, and then suddenly we’re wondering — they’re wondering — how and why the great players go into decline.

Why can’t Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum get the ball over the plate any more? How did the Niners’ Vernon Davis last season go from star to question mark? And what has happened to Tiger Woods?

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