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-- Fox News alert and tiger woods' own statement is now confirming the alert that we brought you just a moment ago Tiger Woods will return.
The professional golf at the Masters Tournament to be held the -- the National Golf Club in April he says the masters is where I won my first major.
That was in 1997.
And I view this tournament with a great respect after a long and necessary time away from the game I feel like I'm ready to start my season at a -- up.
He also goes on to say I've undergone almost two months of inpatient therapy and I am continuing.
Well I'm getting ahead of myself because I'm reading off of a different screen but -- is that he is continuing his treatment.
Although returning to competition I still have a lot of work to do on my personal life.
Let's talk about it -- David do you sector that it deputy editor of golf dot com he joins us now on the phone David you were in our studio the other day and essentially predicted this you thought it might be the masters for tiger watch.
Well -- guess that should be heading to Vegas is so -- cut on the album but I think there's there's three key reasons why.
The return to Tiger Woods and I got the national make a lot of sense number one.
But spoke to discuss an actual make sure that the media that we present.
Will basically be gulping sport -- only the accreditation policy of the accreditation process is safer for the masters 2010 is complete I'm looking at my bad can it get me into the -- but.
Hopefully PM the and then allowed it to the tablet outlets that are -- -- look at his family and -- Until of this this whole scandal.
Almost there already have been given -- as we take seriously doubt because the national that I could be it would get on the ground gulf also got that number.
I want so he's going to be surrounded by mean like you who will give him the respect that he is accustomed to.
Well I think it's much -- he's going to get from members of the media I think that that's the key thing he's going to be at his -- surrounded by a lot of the members of -- was -- who won't he knows that and it worked with for years and visit the level of comfort with that.
Also I think the fans were going to be at Augusta National probably the ones that are the most respectful around the the most knowledgeable.
The people into the gulf side of the story not an affiliate.
The personal on the tabloid side of the story again -- won't -- -- signs and banners along the fairways.
You don't think -- Tiger Woods is -- punchline or saying things.
They're really gonna make him a joke they compete or cultural and I think the third thing from but from purely golf import.
He goes of course -- the back of the -- he's won their fourth time he'd been haven't changed the course -- it'll be fairly easy for him to practicing get ready.
It is out -- and basically just walk -- in the season's first major is it good for golf.
Tremendous -- oh my -- the masters always gets some of the highest television ratings.
For any golf telecast during the season before and literally will be dealt with the Super Bowl ratings CP us.
Any of it will be -- much of the the masters championship this year -- expected enormous enormous television ratings for the.
Be interesting to see what advertisers do for this one.
But they you set -- golf dot com thanks thanks very much.
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