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Tiger Woods can't name his restaurant 'Tiger Woods'

Developer says Nike owns rights to golfer's name

Tiger Woods, AT&T. With the revelation of all of Tiger's extra-marital affairs came the loss of millions of dollars in endorsement deals for the golf star. Gatorade, Gillette; Accenture; AT&T; and Golf Digest all discontinued their relationships with Woods after the scandal broke.
Tiger Woods, AT&T. With the revelation of all of Tiger's extra-marital affairs came the loss of millions of dollars in endorsement deals for the golf star. Gatorade, Gillette; Accenture; AT&T; and Golf Digest all discontinued their relationships with Woods after the scandal broke. (CNN)

JUPITER, Fla. – Tiger Woods' latest project is a restaurant. But the man overseeing it says the place won't be named after the celebrity golfer.

Nicholas A. Mastroianni II, the developer, says Nike owns the rights to Woods' full name and he can't use it.

Woods himself can't use his own full name without approval from the athletic corporation.

Mastroianni said Woods has to get permission just to use the golfer's name in a press release.

The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club is tentatively scheduled to open in Jupiter, Florida in April or May.