Tiger Woods sounds happy about playing for the first time since the Players in May, but the guy at the left, caddie Steve Williams, is out of the picture now. (Sam Greenwood / GETTY IMAGES)
Woods, who has been recovering from a knee injury and aggravated Achilles he initially suffered at the Masters, ended speculation about whether he’d play — his swing coach said earlier this week that they hadn’t hit any balls — on Twitter and his website. Now, after firing Steve Williams, who’ll be his caddie?
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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.