Tiger’s New Statement On His “Making Amends”

Tiger Woods just released a (third person) statement on his website clarifying what he has in store for his “talk” on Friday:

Tiger Woods Website Press Conference Release

While Tiger feels that what happened is fundamentally a matter between him and his wife, he also recognizes that he has hurt and let down a lot of other people who were close to him. He also let down his fans. He wants to begin the process of making amends, and that’s what he’s going to discuss. Read more…

Tiger ‘Talk’: Wire Services, 1 Camera, His Writers

ASSOCIATED PRESS reporter Doug Ferguson has more details on Tiger Woods Friday press conference.

Tiger Woods Press Conference

(Woods agent Mark) Steinberg said he (Woods) would speak to a “small group of friends, colleagues and close associates” about his past and what he plans next, along with apologizing for his behavior.

He said three wire services would be in invited, and he was asking the Golf Writers Association of America to pick a small group of reporters to serve as a pool. Steinberg said there would be one pool camera, but it would be available live via satellite.

A source told me today that wire services Bloomberg and the AP have already been invited, with Reuters likely to be the third. CNBC’s Darren Rovell and Ferguson are obvious shoe-ins to be in attendance.

It has also been reported that there will be no questions allowe from those who are invited. Read more…

Tiger: Embargoing Media At ‘News’ Conference?

The PGA TOUR announced today on its website: “Tiger Woods to hold news conference at PGA TOUR Headquarters, 11 a.m. ET Friday.

Tiger Woods Press Conference

CNBC’s Darren Rovell reports Woods will make a statement and that, “there will be no question and answer session.” Read more…