Woods had planned to play the Wachovia Championship at Quail Hollow for the third straight year. He was in New Zealand last week for the wedding of his caddie, Steve Williams, drove in a charity stock car race and went bungee jumping. He then traveled to Las Vegas for his 'Tiger Jam' fundraiser.
Woods said last week that his father's health - he's battling cancer - has left his playing schedule in the air.
'I'm here for this event and for Steve, and to enjoy time off and be with my father, so I won't play for a while,' Woods said.
Woods has until Friday to enter the Byron Nelson Championship outside Dallas, another tournament he typically plays. He missed the cut at the Nelson last year, ending his record streak at 142 consecutive cuts made on the PGA Tour.
The Wachovia Championship still has nine of the top 10 players, including Masters champion Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and defending champion Vijay Singh.
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