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UPDATE: Tiger 'deeply sorry' for selfish behavior

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (WKOW) -- Tiger Woods apologized to his family, friends and fans at a short news conference Friday morning, the first time he has spoken publicly since his shocking sex scandal was revealed last year.

Speaking from the clubhouse at a golf course in Florida, Woods said that he is "deeply sorry" for what he called his selfish and irresponsible behavior.

Woods says he is taking full responsibility for his actions and after 45 days in treatment, he will return for more therapy.

This is the first time the world's top golfer has talked in public since the Nov. 27 traffic accident which triggered the revelation of his infidelity.

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FLORIDA (WKOW)--Friday, Tiger Woods will break his silence that began almost three months ago with a car wreck, setting off a shocking and sordid sex scandal.

He's expected to offer an apology, but not answer questions, as he takes the first step on the long road back.

Just one video camera will be on hand to broadcast the event. A letter from the PGA Tour Commissioner says Woods will return to therapy after his news conference.

Click the camera icon to watch Thursday's preview and catch Woods' appearance live Friday beginning at approximately 10:00 a.m. on WKOW-TV and streaming live right here on our web channel WKOWTV.com.

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