NEW YORK (CBS/AP) In the new Tiger Woods Nike commercial, a solemn Woods looks directly into the camera without speaking while a recording of his late father is heard, speaking about taking responsibility.
"Did you learn anything?" Earl Woods asks.
The edgy black and white ad, which aired Wednesday on ESPN and the Golf Channel, calls out the golf great's personal problems on the eve of his return to competitive golf. Tiger took a leave from the game that made him famous - and did a stint in rehab - after revelations of infidelities surfaced following a car accident near his Florida home.
The ad marks the first TV ad for Woods - who had been the face of many companies - since his problems surfaced in late November.
Nike Inc. is one of the few sponsors to stand by Woods during his troubles. Woods is the face of the company's golf line and will be using its products when he plays in Augusta, Ga. on Thursday.
"We support Tiger and his family. As he returns to competitive golf, the ad addresses his time away from the game using the powerful words of his father," Nike said in a statement.
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