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Accenture ends Tiger Woods sponsorship

This is an April 8, 2007, file photo

This is an April 8, 2007, file photo showing Tiger Woods tipping his cap on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2007 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Tiger Woods said Friday Dec. 11, 2009 he is taking an indefinite leave from golf to try to save his marriage, the biggest fallout yet from two shocking weeks filled with allegations of rampant extramarital affairs. Photo Credit: AP Photo/Elise Amendola

Global consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture is ending its sponsorship of Tiger Woods, saying the golfer is “no longer the right representative” after the “circumstances of the last two weeks.”

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Accenture’s announcement Sunday marks the company’s first statement since allegations of Woods’ infidelity surfaced in recent weeks.

The company is the second key sponsor of Woods to pull away. Gillette said Saturday that it won’t feature Woods in its ads for an unspecified period of time.

Woods is taking an indefinite leave from golf to work on his marriage after allegations that Woods had trysts with multiple women.


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