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Tiger Woods slices Chevron World Challenge from plans

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In a move slightly less surprising than the firing of Charlie Weis, Tiger Woods apparently will not play in the event that benefits his own charity for the second straight year.

Last year, Tiger skipped the Chevron World Challenge, which benefits the world's No. 1 golfer's Tiger Woods Foundation, after knee surgery. This year it's car trouble that has Woods sitting on the sideline.

In addition to the ongoing swirl of mystery around his Friday morning game of pinball in an Escalade with wife Elin, a fire hydrant and a tree, Woods is apparently having some headaches and soreness that his doctors advise should keep him grounded, reports The Golf Channel.

No official word from Woods' people. Yet.

UPDATE, 2:15 p.m.: Statement from Woods confirms he'll miss his tourney:

"I am extremely disappointed that I will not be at my tournament this week," Woods said of the Chevron World Challenge in California. "I am certain it will be an outstanding event and I'm very sorry that I can't be there."

Apparently he mistook it for an interview with police.

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When was the last time anyone saw Tiger? I am thinking that someone needs to get in that house and physically check on him. Elin could have done anything by now.

This man appears to be incredibly immature, and the more he digs his heels in the more the media presses forward. Tiger absolutely will not win this one. They will pant outside his door for 25 years if they have to. Why does he not realize this?

Still refuses to talk to police? Who cares about him skipping his own golf thing. If the "accident" was so minor there should be no problem chatting. If it was you or me, the police would have gotten a warrent and busted down the door (for our well-being, natch), then drag our butt out to their facility to "chat".

There is more to this story than a rich kid being embarrassed for hitting a fire hydrant and tree. The longer he hides out the more suspicion will be shown. He is hiding something and here, money won't hide him long.

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