Woods says he hopes to play next week at Bay Hill



JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods says his left Achilles tendon is mildly strained and he’s hopeful he can still play next week at Bay Hill.

Woods pulled out of Doral on Sunday on the 12th hole. He tweeted Monday: “Got good news from doc tonight. Only mild strain of left Achilles. Can resume hitting balls late in week and hopeful for next week.”

Woods is scheduled to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, which starts March 22, his final tournament before the Masters.