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Tiger Woods will not attend his foundation's Quicken Loans National

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Tiger Woods will not be in attendance at this week’s Quicken Loans National, a tournament run by his foundation. Woods is receiving in-patient treatment to help manage medications as he deals with sleep issues and recovers from his fourth major back surgery.

The Tiger Woods Foundation said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports that Woods is “receiving ongoing treatment and because of that, he cannot attend this year’s Quicken Loans National.

“Tiger will stay in touch with the tournament and receive regular updates during the week,” the statement added.

Woods, of course, wasn’t expected to play. But the Quicken Loans National — originally called the AT&T National — is an event that Woods has attended in the past even if he was injured and not playing, with it directly benefiting his foundation. The 14-time major champion has played just twice this season, but he expects to return at some point after a back…

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