He was asked in Tuesday’s news conference if by changing that behavior he believed “people would find your reputation as a sportsman as equally impregnable and unassailable as your reputation as a championship golfer?”
Woods’ response: “That’s a great question, or statement. It is what it is. Unfortunately, I do make mistakes, and I hit bad shots and I say bad things at times. I don’t mean to, it just comes out. It’s not something that I try and do. It just happens. Have I been trying to get better at that? Yeah, my entire life. But it happens from time to time, and I'm not the only person that does it.'