One Month Ago, Tiger Declared: Family “Always” Comes First

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In his last interview before his sex scandal, Tiger Woods talked about the importance of family.

New Zealand sports commentator Murray Deaker chatted with the disgraced golfer, 33, in November for an eight-minute interview that was supposed to air on New Zealand's Sky TV's Deaker on Sport on Christmas Day. In light of the sex scandal, it will now broadcast Tuesday.

"It's been great, actually, it's been the best thing that ever happened," Woods said of his family in a clip from the interview, according to Access Hollywood.

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Asked about Sam, 2, and Charlie, 10 months, his two children with wife Elin, Woods said, "They've got my wife's stubbornness, so that's enough."

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"Family first and golf second. Always be like that?" Deaker also asked Woods.

"Always," the golfer replied.

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On Friday, Woods — who has been linked to at least 13 women — released a statement saying he was "deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people." He also said that he is taking an "indefinite break from professional golf. I need to focus my attention on being a better husband, father, and person."

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