Tiger Woods to take 'break' from golf

TROUBLED golfer Tiger Woods, who has been swamped by allegations about his private life, said tonight in an official statement posted on his website that he was taking an “indefinite break” from professional golf.

SCANDAL-hit Tiger Woods said today he was taking an “indefinite break” from golf as he apologised for his “infidelity”.

Posting a message on his website, the champion golfer said: “After much soul searching, I have decided to take an indefinite break from professional golf.”

He added: “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.”

The 33 year old, who is married to Swedish former model Elin Nordegren, has been swamped by a series of affair allegations since crashing his car in mysterious circumstances on November 27.

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