Tiger Woods withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic

Tiger Woods8Dubai: American golfer Tiger Woods on Friday decided to withdraw from the second round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic due to back pain.

"Tiger Woods went into a spasm in his lower back fairly late last night. He says it's not the nerve but back spasm, and he can't get the spasms to calm down," said his agent, Mark Steinberg, reports Efe.

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Woods has won 79 golf tournaments in his career, including 14 Grand Slams. The last was the US Open in 2008.