Tiger Woods aims to play next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, where he is the defending champion and has won eight times, despite back issues that have plagued him the past two tournaments.
The back issues that caused Tiger Woods to withdraw from a tournament a week ago flared again Sunday, leading to a long day on the golf course and a birdie-less round for just the eighth time in his career.
Tiger Woods return to competitive golf Thursday after his worst two-tournament start as a professional did not exactly evoke the kind of confidence that he has turned things around. He shot 1-over-par 71 in the first round of the Honda Classic.
The Masters Tournament -- along with the R&A and the United States Golf Association -- announced a new foray into Latin America on Wednesday that will reward the winner of an amateur tournament there with a spot at Augusta National.