Tiger takes break from golf, sponsors take break from him

Gillette, AT&T, Accenture have begun to break ties

After announcing on his website that he will be taking an indefinite hiatus from playing professional golf to work on his marriage, Tiger Woods is now seeing his $100 million-a-year endorsement deals falling apart. Gillette announced it will phase Woods from its new year marketing campaign, cleverly claiming that the company is supporting his request for privacy. Meanwhile, AT&T made a statement that it is currently evaluating its relationship with the tarnished mega-star and there is no sign of Woods on the website of Accenture, an international consulting firm. Only Nike and Electronic Arts seem to be keeping the faith.

Boston Herald

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