Tiger Woods has confirmed he has pulled out of the Safeway Open and the Turkish Airlines Open as his game is not yet ready.

Woods admits he's not ready

Woods admits he's not ready

The 14-time major champion was expected to make a highly-anticipated return at the Safeway Open this week, having stated he is back up to full fitness following a torrid time with injuries.

Back problems have kept Woods out of the sport and the 40-year-old claims he is physically ready to play, but his game is not up to scratch to feature in the next two upcoming tournaments.

He said in a statement on his official website: "I know that I am not yet ready to play on the PGA Tour or compete in Turkey.

"My health is good, and I feel strong, but my game is vulnerable and not where it needs to be. I'm close and I won't stop until I get there."

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