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EA Sports and Tiger Woods End 15 Year Partnership
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EA Sports has announced that future PGA Tour Games will not continue the series’ partnership with the golfer Tiger Woods.

"EA SPORTS and Tiger Woods have made a mutual decision to end our partnership, which includes Tiger's named PGA TOUR golf game," said Daryl Holt, vice president and general manager of golf for EA Sports. 

"We’ve always been big fans of Tiger and we wish him continued success in all his future endeavors.

"Moving forward, we will continue to work with the PGA TOUR exclusively to create groundbreaking golfing titles and our partnership remains strong.

"EA Sports is committed to creating a new golf experience that leverages the best technologies across EA to deliver a stunning and immersive game for mobile and next generation consoles."

Woods has lent his name to the golf franchise since 1998. However, since the former world number one’s marital infidelities were revealed in 2009, both the golfer and the series has been on the slide.

Indeed, the writing was on the wall in 2011, when EA Sports removed Tiger Woods’ image from the front cover and replaced it with a picture of a flag. Which was quite funny.

Edit: Additionally, EA Sports has released a comparison shot, showing how the next-gen version of PGA Tour compares to current gen. It's purdy.



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Comment #1 by XoNiNjAlEoNoX
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 04:31:18 PM
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So long fried rice, hello fried chicken.

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Comment #2 by dbdikillhaji
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 04:35:56 PM
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I kind of feel that people and their private lives are private and it shouldn't effect business relationships unless they mix business and private lives. right of this shit I mean it's only been almost 5 years

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Comment #4 by WalterWhite
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 04:55:51 PM
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Next week EA will announce a Tiger Woods Sims game. No golf, loads of pixelated sex.

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Comment #5 by jpg30
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 05:02:02 PM
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it got boring because E.A. milked the crap out of the series by having another game every year instead of making them every 2/3 years.

the 09 version was the best and only got worse after that imo.

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Comment #6 by xXmyxxmastaXx
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 05:02:11 PM
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maybe tiger will be a DLC skin for BF4

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Comment #7 by SHMEEDIDDY
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 05:02:27 PM
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@1 LMFAO...good reference! Tiger: "I'm rich b*tch"

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Comment #8 by Finn Jake n BMO
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 05:06:05 PM
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@4 2010 called they want there joke back

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Comment #9 by Fozki Razormaid
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 05:13:11 PM
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I agree with you

plus I still think tiger is a legend

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Comment #10 by SonsOfDisaster
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 05:16:19 PM
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Welcome to EA GOLF Putting Challenge. I am Tiger. Now chose a club... You have chosen a 3 wood. May I suggest a putter? 3 wood. Now enter the force of your swing, I suggest feather touch. You have entered power drive, now push X - A - Y to swing. (pushes buttons, ball lands) ball is in parking lot. Would you like to play again... You have selected No.

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Comment #11 by Duken13
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 05:54:14 PM
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Did EA find Tiger's raunchy texts to Activision?

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Comment #12 by Zumato
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 08:02:46 PM
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That's ok...EA was milking Tiger just like his mistresses.

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Comment #13 by SouthParkGuy
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 09:28:03 PM
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I still respect Tiger. Mainly because of that awesome fucking south park easter egg

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Comment #14 by Nevander
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 09:29:31 PM
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Tiger will enjoy filling these upcoming holes with his balls.

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Comment #15 by macd
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 09:42:01 PM
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I suppose this basically just saves however much money they were paying Tiger Woods to use his name in the title.

Do these titles really need a player's name on the front? People still buy FIFA every year, I'm sure they'd buy PGA or NFL games without a name attached. I don't buy Madden because it has his name on it. I suppose Madden is such a brand now that I hear Madden, I think of the game - not the guy. Still, I'm sure I'd get used to NFL 2014 etc too.

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Comment #16 by Suplemental
Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 11:25:58 PM
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@5 yup same with fifa 09 best in series :)

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Comment #17 by Baki54
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 12:11:54 AM
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I'm kind of partial to TW 07.It was a glitchy mess, but LOADS of fun(no pun intended).

Is TW 14 worth a buy?I may pick it up soon.

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Comment #18 by tazmad
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 12:20:04 AM
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So when will the new PGA golf game be out for next gen. I do remember reading an article about them skipping a year which is 2015 which I was gutted about cos I love these games. Looking forward to next gen version looks so good.

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Comment #19 by WalterWhite
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 01:10:19 AM
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@ #15

I agree. I'd rather the sports titles were just kept simple. I think NFL 14 sounds better than Madden 14. I don't see the point in wasting the money by paying that person millions of dollars either. The league names will always be as recognizable or more on their own without branding it around somebody. I look forward to the series going back to being called PGA or something similar.

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Comment #20 by Septic
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 01:27:56 AM
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Good example ( I think) by EA to keep him on the cover even after he screwed all those women while he was married. Like they say sex sells.

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Comment #21 by Emperor 95
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 04:47:19 AM
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@10 isnt that of the simpsons?

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Comment #22 by SonsOfDisaster
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 05:20:45 AM
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Yes, but when I play a golf game I think of that every time lmao

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Comment #23 by The Kingslayer
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 06:22:43 AM
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@1 LMAO now I want to watch that Chappelle Show episode again.

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Comment #24 by hudsond97
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 04:48:57 PM
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Rory Mcilroy next year then

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