In a statement Thursday from Hambric Sports Management, the 30-year-old Johnson said his leave of absence was effective immediately.
Woods made six birdies Thursday to open with a 2-under 68 at the Bridgestone Invitational, just four shots behind Marc Leishman.
Oakland sends Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for Jon Lester while the Tigers pick up David Price in 3-team deal.
Congress will take a five-week vacation without addressing the immigration crisis.
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Nick Franklin goes to Tampa in deal that sends David Price to Detroit.