Tiger Woods is to return to therapy after he speaks publicly for the first time about his
infidelity, according to a letter from PGA Tour commissioner Tim
Finchem that was obtained by The Associated Press.
Finchem's letter to the PGA Tour policy board and other
officials explained why Woods chose Friday to make his first public
comments, which are to be televised live by all the major networks.
Woods' statement comes during the Match Play Championship,
sponsored by Accenture, the first company to drop Woods as a
"As we understand it, Tiger's therapy called for a week's break
at this time during which he has spent a few days with his children
and then will make his statement before returning," Finchem said
in a letter Thursday. "Accordingly, there was very little
flexibility in the date for the announcement."
Woods is to speak at 10 a.m. from the clubhouse at TPC
Sawgrass, home of the PGA Tour.
The letter shed no light on whether Woods plans to return to the
tour anytime soon.