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The sponsors that have made Tiger Woods the richest athlete in the world are sticking with the golfing great, despite rumors swirling around his early-morning car crash on Friday.
Woods' major endorsers, including Nike, Gatorade and Gillette, lined up on Monday to state their support for the golf great.
"Tiger and his family have Nike's full support," Nike (NKE, Fortune 500) said in a statement. "We respect Tiger's request for privacy and our thoughts are with Tiger and his family at this time."
"We wish Tiger well as he recovers and look forward to seeing him back on the course soon," Gatorade said in a statement. "Our partnership with Tiger continues."
Gillette said it has not changed its marketing strategy because of the incident, but the company wouldn't comment on any future plans. Other major sponsors, including AT&T (T, Fortune 500), American Express (AXP, Fortune 500) and Tag Heuer, were unavailable for immediate comment.
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