AP -- Tiger Woods has signed a long-term partnership with the company behind the "PGA Tour 2K" video game series, returning the 15-time major champion to an industry he once dominated with EA Sports. The deal was announced Tuesday, nearly a month after Woods suffered career-threatening leg injuries when he crashed an SUV on a steep road in the Los Angeles suburbs.

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It's possible Woods may never return to the PGA Tour, where his 82 victories are tied with Sam Snead for most all-time. But his name and likeness will be used exclusively in the "PGA Tour 2K" franchise. Woods will be an executive director and consultant.

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