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Golfer Tiger Woods to Break Silence on Friday

(Video: Big Tiger news coming this Friday, with Daniel Kaplan, SportsBusiness Journal and CNBC's Darren Rovell.)

Tiger Woods will speak to the media Friday for the first time since revelations about his infidelity, his agent says.

Woods is to speak Friday morning from the clubhouse at the TPC Sawgrass, headquarters of the PGA Tour in Florida. The news conference will occur during the middle of the Accenture Match Play Championship, one of the sponsors that dropped him during his sex scandal.

"Tiger is making a public statement to begin to make amends." Tiger Woods' agent Mark Steinberg, told CNBC Wednesday.

Nike Golf spokesperson Beth Gast told CNBC that the company does not know when Tiger will return to competition.