The discussion now only involves Golfweek's poor taste - as Tilghman apologized both publicly and privately to Woods, who accepted. The final word goes to PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem:
In a statement, he said: "Clearly, what Kelly said was inappropriate and unfortunate, and she obviously regrets her choice of words. But we consider Golfweek's imagery of a swinging noose on its cover to be outrageous and irresponsible. It smacks of tabloid journalism. It was a naked attempt to inflame and keep alive an incident that was heading to an appropriate conclusion."