Tiger Woods is taking a self-imposed break from the PGA Tour while his father, Earl, battles cancer, the world's top player announced April 20th, 2006
The world's No.1 golf player Tiger Woods is taking a break from the PGA Tour, that's none other for he wants to spend more time with father Earl Woods who is battling cancer. Made the announcement Thursday April 20th, 2006 in New Zealand while he was attending the wedding of his caddie, the player added that he might not play in a golf tournament before the U.S. Open in June.
He said "It's kind of up in the air with the situation back home, so I don't know what's going to happen. I'm taking time off. I'm here for this event and for Steve, and to enjoy time off and be with my father, so I won't play for a while." Further he continued, "My father is hanging in there. The guy is an absolute fighter and walking miracle."