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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 -- -- of 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 great respect after a long and necessary time away from the game I feel like I'm ready to start my season at a gust 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 he says 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 would David do you sector that it deputy editor of golf dot com he joins us now on the phone David you're in our studio the other day and essentially predicted this you thought it might be the masters for tiger -- Well it's a should be headed to Vegas is a -- I don't know -- but I think there's there's -- -- reasons -- it.
The return to Tiger Woods -- aggressive actually a lot of offense number one.
The folks at Augusta National make sure that the media that we present there will basically be golf and sport media only the accreditation policy -- -- accreditation process it's safer for the masters 2010 is complete I'm looking -- -- at -- -- -- gonna get me into indicates that.
-- PM the and then a lot of different tabloid outlets but it really been -- within his family's Cynthia.
Until of this this whole scandal.
Almost there already have been given bad recession seriously doubt Augusta National bit back a deal to get onto the grounds for golf -- so that that number.
So he's gonna be surrounded by mean like you who will give him the respect that he is accustomed to.
Well I think it's much you respect he's going to get from members of the media I think that that's keeping he's going to be in his -- surrounded by a lot of members of -- was a total -- he knows and and it worked with for years -- -- the level of comfort with that.
Also I think the fans were going to be at Augusta National probably the ones -- -- the most respectful to our around the the most knowledge that the people into the gulf side of the story not necessarily.
The person on the tabloid each side of the story is it good -- Tremendous for -- oh my god the -- is always gets some of the highest television ratings.
For any golf telecast -- during the season this one literally will be delegates Super Bowl ratings CBS.
-- -- it will be carried much of the the masters championship this year.
We'll expected enormous enormous television ratings for the.
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