Sore shoulder shelves Stricker from Players

Updated: May 04, 2010, 08:53 AM IST

Miami: World number three Steve Stricker has withdrawn from this week`s Players Championship to rest his sore right shoulder, tournament officials said on Monday.

Stricker, winner of the Northern Trust Open in February, has been replaced in the field by fellow-American Spencer Levin, who will be playing in his first Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

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