Tiger Woods indefinite break

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Tiger's Big Golf Return 10 Days Away?

Sources say Woods will participate in upcoming tournament

(Newser) - Get excited, golf fans and tabloid watchers: Tiger Woods is returning to his sport, and TMZ thinks it knows when. The March 22 Tavistock Cup tournament pits one country club against another—and Woods is a member of home course Isleworth Country Club. The telltale sign? Isleworth is cutting down... More »

Tiger Woods Planning Spring Comeback

Golfer will return to the green just as soon as sex rehab ends

(Newser) - Get ready for the Tiger Woods comeback, coming to a golf course near you this spring. A source tells Radar that’s when Woods plans to return to the PGA tour, when his sex rehab program is over—but it remains to be seen whether he’ll be ready for... More »

Tiger's Mom 'Disappointed'

Tag Heuer to limit use of golfer in marketing

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' mom is "hurt, angry and disappointed" in her son for the damage he's done to his family. The revelation of Tiger's indiscretions has been "devastating" for Kutilda Woods, who worries for her grandchildren, a source close to the family says. "She loves him and will... More »

Maybe Tiger's Had a PR Plan All Along

The golfer's handling of his infidelity scandal may not be so bad

(Newser) - Tiger Woods, so talented at the game of golf, seems to know nothing about the game of PR: He’s hopelessly bungled this whole infidelity scandal—or has he? Though his strategy might not be obvious to all, Simon Dumenco sees a method to the madness, and outlines Tiger’s... More »

CBS Warns Announcer Not to Talk Tiger

Baker-Finch says he'll be fired if he mentions Woods

(Newser) - CBS golf commentator Ian Baker-Finch says the network’s warned him not to talk about a certain scandal-plagued golf star. “Mate, if I say one word about Tiger I will get fired,” the former British Open champion told the Sydney Morning Herald. From there, all he’d say... More »

Networks Face Tiger-Sized Hole

Drop in ad revenue forecast as casual golf fans tune out

(Newser) - Broadcasters covering major golf events are expected to see a lot less green in the coming months because of Tiger Woods' troubles. Events like the Masters and PGA Championship and the US Open, carried by CBS, are likely to see a major drop in viewer numbers and advertising dollars as... More »

Other Celebs' 'Indefinite Breaks'

Michael Jordan played baseball; Daniel Day-Lewis cobbled

(Newser) - With his plan for an “ indefinite break ” from golf, Tiger Woods isn’t the only celebrity to take some time out of the limelight for one reason or another. The Wall Street Journal lists some others:
  • Michael Jordan: The Tiger pal left to try baseball after winning three
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