Tiger Woods to write book on '97 Masters

2:32 p.m. EDT June 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiger Woods is getting back to work — as an author.

Woods is writing his second book, which will look back on his historic victory in the 1997 Masters, when he broke 20 records and became the first player of black heritage to win a major championship.

The book, which does not yet have a title, will be co-written with Canadian golf writer Lorne Rubenstein and be released in hardcover, as an e-book and in audio editions in March, a month before the 20th anniversary of his first Masters title.

“The 1997 Masters was one of the most important tournaments in my life for many reasons,” Woods said in a news release issued Monday by Grand Central Publishing, which acquired the rights to the book. “I think about the hug with my dad and all the events that went on that week. A lot of people know generally about that tournament, but this gives me a chance to tell in detail what happened on and off the golf course.”

The book will describe his history of the game and how golf has changed over the last 20 years. Woods also will open up about his relationship with his father, Earl Woods, dispel…

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