Tiger Woods Won’t Attend Quicken Loans National

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The Quicken Loans National is hosted by Tiger Woods, but the tournament host won’t be in attendance when some of the best on the PGA Tour tee it up.

Woods, who’s foundation is the beneficiary of the Washington D.C. are tournament, is receiving treatment for pain medication management and as a result won’t be at TPC Potomac at any point this week.

While Woods has only played the tournament twice since 2012 due to health reasons, he has traditionally been in attendance as tournament host to fulfill those duties.

“Tiger will stay in touch with the tournament and receive regular updates during the week,” Woods Foundation CEO Rick Singer said in a statement.

Back in February, Tiger was also unable to attend the Genesis Open, the other tournament that benefits his foundation, due to back pain.

Despite Woods’ absence, the Quicken Loans National isn’t missing any star power this week. Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Patrick Reed, and Jon Rahm are all scheduled to tee it up this week.