(CBS) Still recovering from injuries to his left leg, Tiger Woods will not play in next week’s British Open.

Woods made the announcement Tuesday on his Web site.

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“Unfortunately, I’ve been advised that I should not play in the British Open,” Woods said. “As I stated at the AT&T National, I am only going to come back when I’m 100 percent ready. I do not want to risk further injury. That’s different for me, but I’m being smarter this time. I’m very disappointed and want to express my regrets to the British Open fans.”

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Woods suffered an MCL sprain and a mild strain of his Achilles tendon at the Masters in April. He tried to play through the pain, but re-injured his knee on his opening tee shot at THE PLAYERS Championship in May. He has not played since.

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“In hindsight, I probably shouldn’t have competed at THE PLAYERS, but it’s a big event, and I wanted to be there to support the tour,” Woods said on his Web site. “I’ve got to learn from what I did there and do it right this time and not come back until I’m ready.