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Golf in shock as Tiger takes indefinite break

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 10:08am

Tiger Woods' decision to take "an indefinite break" to repair his marriage was greeted with surprise, bemusement and even relief Saturday as golfers, fans and commentators contemplated the immediate future of a sport without its biggest draw.

John Daly sympathized as the worldwide media continued to pile up accusations of infidelity, Annika Sorenstam lamented a family tragedy and Colin Montgomerie noted dryly that golf's big prizes just became a little more accessible.