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Pettersen withdraws from Kraft Nabisco Championship

(SportsNetwork.com) - Suzann Pettersen announced Tuesday she has withdrawn from the Kraft Nabisco Championship with a back injury.The second-ranked golfer in the world cited an aggravated disc in her back as the reason she will not be able to compete."It's so unfortunate that I can't compete this week," Pettersen said in a statement. "I dearly love this event and would do anything to play. At this point, I just need to be smart and not make a bad situation worse."Pettersen is a 14-time winner on the LPGA Tour and a two-time major champion.She has made four starts this season and has a pair of top-10 finishes to go along with a tie for 28th at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open and a share of 29th at the JTBC Founders Cup.She had finished inside the top five in five of her last seven starts at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, including a share of third in 2013.Pettersen did not give a time table for when she expects to return to action, but her statement said she is currently undergo...

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