• THE APOLOGY photo | Tiger Woods

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Published: Tuesday August 24, 2010 09:30 AM EDT



In a televised press conference Woods apologized for his "irresponsible, selfish behavior,", adding, "Elin and I have started the process of discussing the damage caused by my behavior." But the harm was done: The couple's divorce was finalized less than a year later, on Aug. 23, 2010.