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Turning Stone event on hold due to Tiger

The fourth annual Notah Begay Challenge has been postponed.

The charity event at Turning Stone Resort and Casino's Atunyote Golf Club was scheduled for July 5, but an injury to Tiger Woods has forced Begay to put it on hold. Woods had committed to play but is still recovering from injuries to his left leg.

Woods announced Wednesday that he'll miss the AT&T National next week. He says he suffered the injury at the Masters and withdrew from The Players Championship after nine holes.

"Doctor's orders," Woods posted on Twitter.

He said he would be at Aronimink to support the tournament, which benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation. Woods said he is "feeling stronger," but is still not 100 percent.

Begay says an announcement of a new date and any changes to the format and playing field will come later.

Woods and Begay were college roommates at Stanford.

The event, aimed at benefiting Native American youth, has raised more than $2.4 million.

Woods, who has slipped to No. 17 in the world ranking, has not completed a tournament since he tied for fourth at the Masters. He said he hurt his left knee and Achilles hitting a shot on the 17th hole of the third round from an awkward stance in the pine straw.

He tried to compete in The Players Championship, but withdrew after nine holes.

The next tournament on the list is the British Open.

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