Tiger Woods says his back is healed for Open and 18 majors remains target

• Former world No1 declares he is not yet ‘buried and done’
• Woods says back surgery and swing change to blame for drop in form

Tiger Woods insists he is not yet “buried and done” and claims he still has Jack Nicklaus’s record haul of 18 majors in his sights. Woods won the last of his 14 majors, the US Open, in 2008 and has arrived in St Andrews for this week’s Open having not lifted the Claret Jug since 2006. A once dominant figure, Woods is now a rank outsider with bookmakers for golf’s biggest events.

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