Here is the statement from his site.
I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity
has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children. I want
to say again to everyone that I am profoundly sorry and that I ask
forgiveness. It may not be possible to repair the damage I’ve done,
but I want to do my best to try.
I would like to ask everyone, including my fans, the good people at my
foundation, business partners, the PGA Tour, and my fellow
competitors, for their understanding. What’s most important now is
that my family has the time, privacy, and safe haven we will need for
After much soul searching, I have decided to take an indefinite break
from professional golf. I need to focus my attention on being a better
husband, father, and person.
Again, I ask for privacy for my family and I am especially grateful
for all those who have offered compassion and concern during this