The 39-year-old professional golfer's split with his girlfriend of three years -- 30-year-old professional skier Lindsay Vonn -- on the anniversary of his father and mentor Earl Woods' death in 2006 has definitely taken a toll on him as he prepares to get back into the PGA tour following a disappointing 17th place finish at the Masters in April.
Fighting back tears, Woods told reporters in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. that this has been a tough few days as the Player's Championships are set to begin Thursday, and that he hasn't been able to sleep.
"Obviously it does affect me. It is tough. There's no doubt," admitted Woods. "And on top of that, this time of year is really, really hard on me. This three-day window is really hard. I haven't slept. These three days, May 3rd and through the 5th, today, is just brutal on me, and then with obviously what happened on Sunday, it just adds to it."
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn
Tiger Woods hasn't slept since Lindsey Vonn split
Lindsey Vonn speaks to Tiger Woods during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08: Tiger Woods' girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, son Charlie and daughter Sam watch the play during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
BEAVER CREEK, CO - FEBRUARY 12: Lindsey Vonn of the United States speaks with boyfriend Tiger Woods after crossing the finish of the Ladies' Giant Slalom in Red Tail Stadium on Day 11 of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on February 12, 2015 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 17: Golfer Tiger Woods (L) and ski racer Lindsey Vonn attend Tiger Jam 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
VAL D'ISERE, FRANCE - DECEMBER 21: (FRANCE OUT) Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn of USA during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Downhill on December 21, 2013 in Val d'Isere, France. (Photo by Michel Cottin/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
DUBLIN, OH - OCTOBER 03: Skiier Lindsey Vonn and Nadine Moze follow the play of Tiger Woods of the U.S. Team during the Day One Four-Ball Matches at the Muirfield Village Golf Club on October 3, 2013 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods, left, watches United States' Lindsey Vonn, right, during the womenâs giant slalom competition at the alpine skiing world championships on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in Beaver Creek, Colo. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn, left, exchange a kiss in the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Lindsey Vonn won a super-G Monday for her record 63rd World Cup victory and celebrated with an embrace from a surprise visitor, boyfriend Tiger Woods. The American broke Annemarie Moser-Proell's 35-year-old record of 62 World Cup wins with a flawless run down the Olympia delle Tofane course, finishing 0.85 ahead of Anna Fenninger of Austria. (AP Photo/Ivan Carabini)
Tiger Woods, right, and his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, left, react during the opening ceremony at the Quicken Loans National golf tournament, Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Lindsey Vonn is flanked by her boyfriend Tiger Woods as she leaves after an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Val D'Isere, France, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. Lindsey Vonn is confident that her latest knee trouble will not stop her from competing at the Sochi Games in February. With boyfriend Tiger Woods watching from the bottom of the slope, Vonn missed a gate in Saturday's World Cup downhill at Val d'Isere as her troublesome right knee buckled under her and gave way. The American was clearly distressed after skiing off course and looked close to tears. She didn't fall but grimaced as she pulled up, clutching her knee. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2013 file photo, United States team player Tiger Woods, right, smiles with girlfriend, Lindsey Vonn, after the U.S. team won the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Vonn is working her way back from a second right knee operation that kept her from skiing at the Sochi Olympics. Woods is recovering from surgery to relieve pain from a pinched nerve in his back that caused him to miss the Masters. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Tiger Woods and his girlfriend US skier Lindsey Vonn, are seen together during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship, Muirfield, Scotland, Monday, July 15, 2013. The British Open begins on Thursday, July 18. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Tiger Woods, left, and Lindsey Vonn watch from the sidelines as the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs warm up before an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
FILE - This Oct. 3, 2013 file photo shows Tiger Woods watching with his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn at the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Vonn announced on Sunday, May 3, 2015, that she and Woods have decided to end their three-year relationship. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods attend the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for People.com)
Tiger Woods reacts after teeing off on the fourth hole during the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Vonn initially broke news of their mutual split on Facebook.
"After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to end our relationship," Vonn wrote. "I will always cherish the memories that we've created together. Unfortunately, we both lead incredibly hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart."
"Lindsey and I have mutually decided to stop dating," he wrote. "I have great admiration, respect and love for Lindsey and I'll always cherish our time together. ... Unfortunately, we lead very hectic lives and are both competing in demanding sports. It's difficult to spend time together."
We hope Woods gets through this tough time and feels better soon.