Another sponsor drops Tiger

Golfer Tiger Woods lost another sponsor today when US phone company AT&T joined Accenture and Gillette in dropping him after numerous allegations of infidelities.

The company has not used Woods’ image extensively in advertising, but its logo appeared on his golf bag, and he was the host of the AT&T National PGA event.

The company said it would continue to sponsor the event.

AT&T did not say why it was dropping Woods, or how much the contract was worth.

Woods has taken an indefinite leave from playing.

Consulting firm Accenture dropped him two weeks ago, saying he was “no longer the right representative” of the company’s values.

Gillette, a unit of Procter & Gamble, said that it will not show ads that feature Woods promoting its razors or include him in public appearances.

Swiss watch maker Tag Heuer, part of luxury goods empire LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, said last week that it would “downscale” its use of Woods’ image in its advertising campaigns for the foreseeable future.

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