JUPITER, Fla. — Tiger Woods might have enough money to buy just about anything he wants… except for his own name.
Tiger’s new $8 million eatery will be called the Woods Jupiter Sports and Dining Club, but it can’t be called the Tiger Woods Jupiter Sports and Dining Club because Woods doesn’t own the rights to his own name.
That would be Nike, and only Nike can legally use the name “Tiger Woods” in commercial ventures.
The restaurant’s property developer tells Sports Illustrated that every time he wants to use “Tiger Woods” in a press release or anything associated with the restaurant, he has to get permission.
There’s no opening date yet for the restaurant.