Tiger Woods Quits Golf Indefinitely

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Jun. 15 2013, Updated 9:28 p.m. ET

Tiger Woods has announced that he is quiting golf indefinitely to give him time sort out the mess left by his sex addiction.

In a statement on his official site, Woods stated that “I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children. I want to say again to everyone that I am profoundly sorry and that I ask forgiveness. It may not be possible to repair the damage I’ve done, but I want to do my best to try.”

“I would like to ask everyone, including my fans, the good people at my foundation, business partners, the PGA Tour, and my fellow competitors, for their understanding. What’s most important now is that my family has the time, privacy, and safe haven we will need for personal healing.”

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“After much soul searching, I have decided to take an indefinite break from professional golf. I need to focus my attention on being a better husband, father, and person.”

“Again, I ask for privacy for my family and I am especially grateful for all those who have offered compassion and concern during this difficult period.”

Rumor has it that Woods is heading to a remote island off Norway with his wife to try and save his marriage. In the mean time though expect even more allegations in the coming days; even Woods quitting golf isn’t going to slow the scandal, at least in the short term.

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