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Tiger gets 2-shot penalty, misses cut

Updated: January 19, 2013, 10:09 AM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- A 2-stroke penalty for taking an improper drop early in his round Friday cost Tiger Woods a chance to compete on the weekend at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, where he was receiving a $3 million appearance fee.

Woods, who was making his first start of the 2013 season, mistakenly thought he could take relief from an embedded lie on the fifth hole, and had even sought fellow player Martin Kaymer to ask his opinion. Kaymer agreed, so Woods ...

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