Tiger Woods Says He’s Planning to Play the Masters

Tiger Woods says, for now anyway, he's planning to play this week in the Masters, a little more than a year after nearly losing a leg in a car crash.

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The giant gallery of patrons following five-time Masters champion Tiger Woods applaude as he walks down the first fairway after teeing off to begin his practice round for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Monday, April 4, 2022. (Curtis Compton /Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods says, for now anyway, he’s planning to play this week in the Masters, a little more than a year after nearly losing a leg in a car crash. The five-time champion at Augusta National made the announcement Tuesday morning. He will play nine more practice holes on Wednesday before making a final decision, but will be doing so with the intention of playing Thursday. “As of right now,” Woods…

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