Tiger Woods splits with his swing coach

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FILE - In this July 16, 2014, file photo, Tiger Woods is watched by coach Sean Foley on the practice green ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club in, Hoylake, England. Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors. Woods said on his website Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, he will no longer work with Foley. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)
Tiger Woods chips onto the 18th hole as golfing coach Sean Foley watches during practice for the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Monday, June 10, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Tiger Woods walks with his golfing coach Sean Foley, during practice rounds of Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Tiger Woods at the first tee box with his golf coach Sean Foley during practice rounds of The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golfing coach Sean Foley, left, watches as Tiger Woods tees off during a practice round at The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Tiger Woods walks with his caddie Joe LaCava, left, and golfing coach Sean Foley, during practice rounds of Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Tiger Woods walks with his caddie Joe LaCava, left, and golfing coach Sean Foley, during practice rounds of the Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Sean Foley, golfing coach for Tiger Woods, walks with Woods on the first hole during practice rounds of the Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Tiger Woods, left, shakes hands with his swing coach Sean Foley as arrives for the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. Tigers Woods was assessed a 2-stroke penalty by the rules committee for a drop in second round of the Masters. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Tiger Woods, left, listens to his coach Sean Foley on the driving range during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Monday, April 8, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Tiger Woods' coach Sean Foley, right, watches as Woods hits on the driving range during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Monday, April 8, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Coach Sean Foley, left, gives a pointer to Tiger Woods on the third fairway during the pro-am of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, March 20, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Coach Sean Foley, left, talks to Tiger Woods on the third fairway during the pro-am of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, March 20, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Tiger Woods, center, talks with caddie Joe LaCava, left, and coach Sean Foley on the third fairway during the pro-am of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, March 20, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Coach Sean Foley, left, talks to Tiger Woods on the third fairway during the pro-am of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, March 20, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Tiger Woods, left, looks at a camera screen with coach Sean Foley on the driving range after a practice round before the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
FILE - In this May 8, 2012, file photo, Tiger Woods chips onto the fourth green during a practice round for The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. In an online chat with hand-picked fans, Tuesday, May 29, Woods said he and coach Sean Foley have corrected problems in Woods' swing and are now trying to build his trust in the changes as he prepares for the upcoming Memorial golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
Tiger Woods, left, listens to swing coach Sean Foley as they walk up the fifth fairway during a practice round for The Players Championship golf tournament, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Tiger Woods looks over the shoulder of swing coach Sean Foley to watch a video of his swing while hitting on the practice range for the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Tiger Woods, right, walks to his coach Sean Foley, left, on the 10th fairway of the Monterey Peninsula Country Club shore course during a practice round at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am PGA Tour golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Tiger Woods, left, walks with his coach Sean Foley, right, up to the 10th green of the Monterey Peninsula Country Club shore course during a practice round at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am PGA Tour golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Tiger Woods, left, watches swing coach Sean Foley on the seventh fairway during a practice round for The Players Championship golf tournament Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2010 file photo, Tiger Woods views a video of his tee shot, made by his swing coach Sean Foley, on the sixth tee during the Pro-Am round of the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Foley says he has skin as thick as an alligator, which comes in handy for any swing coach going to work for Woods. Seven months into the process, opinions range from Woods making progress to having the worst swing in golf. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2010 file photo, Tiger Woods, left, shows his swing to his swing coach Sean Foley after his tee shot on the fifth hole of a Pro Am round at the 2010 BMW Championship golf tournament in Lemont, Ill. Foley says he has skin as thick as an alligator, which comes in handy for any swing coach going to work for Woods. Seven months into the process, opinions range from Woods making progress to having the worst swing in golf. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Tiger Woods swing coach Sean Foley, right, talks to Tiger as they watch a video after his tee shot on the fifth hole of a Pro Am round at the 2010 BMW Championship golf tournament in Lemont, Ill., Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Tiger Woods, left, and his swing coach Sean Foley watch Tiger's swing video after his tee shot on the fifth hole of a Pro Am round at the 2010 BMW Championship golf tournament in Lemont, Ill., Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Coach Sean Foley, right, talks to Tiger Woods on the 10th tee during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Coach Sean Foley, right, talks to Tiger Woods on the 10th tee during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
AKRON, OH - JULY 30: Tiger Woods (R) and his coach Sean Foley walk down the second hole during a practice round for the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course on July 30, 2014 in Akron, Ohio. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
LOUISVILLE, KY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods (L) of the United States walks with golf instructor Sean Foley (R) during a practice round prior to the start of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 6, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 09: Tiger Woods of the United States talks with his hitting coach Sean Foley on the practice range during a practice round prior to the start of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Golf instructor Sean Foley (R) chats with Tiger Woods and Hunter Mahan of the United States on a green during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
MARANA, AZ - FEBRUARY 19: Tiger Woods of USA talks with coach Sean Foley during practice prior to the start of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on February 19, 2013 in Marana, Arizona. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 11: Sean Foley, golf instructor to Tiger Woods, looks on during a practice round prior to the start of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 11, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
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PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors.

Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley. Woods has had back trouble the last year and is taking the next three months to get stronger.

Foley was the third coach Woods hired as a professional. He left Butch Harmon in 2003 and began working with Hank Haney a year later. He parted with Haney in the spring of 2010 when Woods returned from the scandal in his personal life.

Woods began working with Foley at the 2010 PGA Championship.

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