Tiger Woods (elbow injury) out until British Open

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Tiger Woods won’t play again until the British Open in mid-July, choosing to follow doctor’s orders and give his ailing left elbow a rest.

Woods announced Wednesday that he has a strain in his left elbow. He experienced minor discomfort before last week’s US Open, then aggravated the area during the tournament. He was often seen shaking his left arm after hitting a shot out of the tall, thick rough, leaving people to speculate on what was bothering him (hand? wrist? elbow?).

When asked about it, Woods would only say that he was injured at the Players Championship last month.

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