EA Sports ending relationship with Tiger Woods

Monday October 28th, 2013

EA Sports is reportedly ending its relationship with Tiger Woods. (Photo courtesy EA.com) Electronic Arts is reportedly ending its relationship with golfer Tiger Woods. (Photo courtesy of EA.com)

Electronic Arts is discontinuing its relationship with world's No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods after more than 15 years, EA Sports announced Monday.

The company announced in April that the 2015 edition of the "Tiger Woods PGA Tour" game franchise would be canceled, marking the first since 1998 that the company did not put out a version of the game.

The company said it wanted to more time to work on a new version of the game for the new Playstation and XBox consoles that are set to be released later this year.

EA Sports said that it is now working on a next-generation golf title without him.

"We've always been big fans of Tiger and we wish him continued success in all his future endeavors," said Daryl Holt, vice president and general manager of golf for EA Sports, in a statement. "Moving forward, we will continue to work with the PGA TOUR exclusively to create groundbreaking golfing titles and our partnership remains strong."
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