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European Tour CEO apologizes for saying 'colored'

Updated: May 23, 2013, 12:07 PM ET
Associated Press

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- The head of the European golf tour has apologized for using the term "colored" during a live television interview in which he was reacting to the spat between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia.

European Tour CEO George O'Grady said Thursday that "most of Sergio's friends are colored athletes in the United States."

O'Grady said he regrets "using an inappropriate word in a live interview," and added "I unreservedly apologize."

The word "colored" is considered ...

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