Tiger Woods hasn't slept since Lindsey Vonn split

Tiger Woods & Lindsey Vonn Call It Quits

Poor Tiger.

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.

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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."

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Tiger Woods hasn't slept since Lindsey Vonn split
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)
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)

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."

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Woods left a similar message on his website.

"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.

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