Agent: Tiger Woods will compete at Doral after back spasms

Wednesday March 5th, 2014

(Getty Images) Tiger Woods hasn't won a major since the 2008 U.S. Open. (Robert Duyos/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods, who pulled out of the final round of the Honda Classic on Sunday with back spasms, will play in the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral starting Thursday, according to Woods' agent Mark Steinberg.

Woods is expected to have an afternoon press conference before "getting a look at the newly-reconfigured course where [he] was won four times," according to's Bob Harig.

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"He wouldn't be coming down here if he didn't intend to compete at the highest level,'' Steinberg said. "He intends to play and wants to play well.''

The 38-year-old is the top-ranked golfer in the world. His last win came at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational last August. Woods withdrew after 13 holes on Sunday. He was 5-over for the round at the time, one day after shooting a season-best 65. It was the fourth time in the last five years Woods has withdrawn from a tournament due to injury, Harig reports.

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