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AARP teases Tiger Woods after poor first round at The Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Tiger Woods might have a new rival -- and it has nothing to do with Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy or any other professional golfer.

On Tuesday, in advance of this week's Open, Woods, 39, was asked if he had started to consider retirement.

"Retirement?" he responded. "I don't have any AARP card yet, so I'm a ways from that."

It was an innocuous comment -- and also true. Woods will turn 40 on Dec. 30, meaning he is still more than a decade away from qualifying to join AARP.

That didn't stop the AARP from firing back at him via Twitter.

Following an opening-round 4-over 76 during which Woods struggled with his game once again, the organization sent the following tweet:

The trolling represented a stark departure in style from the AARP's usual feed. Previous tweets included links to articles on "4 reasons not to overinvest in municipal bonds" and "Discover the healing power of music for patients who suffer from Alzheimer's."