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Tiger Woods to Appear in Comic Ads

Tiger Woods' marital infidelities and widely-publicized scandal seem to have become part of the forgotten past, as Electronic Arts puts humor in its latest PGA Tour launch.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tiger Woods' marital infidelities and the resulting scandal are drifting quickly into the past -- at least judging by Electronic Arts' (ERTS) decision to cast the golfer in a humorous light in an ad campaign for its latest Tiger Woods PGA Tour video game.

EA Sports, in anticipation of the product's launch on June 8, has released a new

Tiger Woods commercial

and the first in a series of online videos.

The ads -- which highlight this year's Ryder Cup and carry the titles "Welcome to Team Golf" and "Curling Meets Golf, with Tiger Woods" -- debuted Thursday on a Facebook page created by EA for the video game.

Tiger Woods New TV Ad

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The comic turn for Woods comes after what many considered

Tiger's strange and disturbing role

in an ad for

Nike

(NKE) - Get Report

in April.

This will be Tiger's second major appearance in an ad since his return to professional golf at the Masters.

EA Sports said the commercial will appear on various popular sports and gaming websites beginning on June 4.

-- Written by Andrea Tse in New York

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