EXCLUSIVE: , ’s recently published biography of the controversial golf champion, is being turned into a scripted miniseries after the author struck a deal with Brent Montgomery’s .
The book, which was published last year, became a New York Times best seller and is the first project taken to market by Wheelhouse and Benedict.
The move comes as Woods last month, widely considered one of the greatest career comebacks in sports history.
Tiger Woods, which was published by CBS Corp-owned Simon & Schuster, opens with the 2009 car accident on the day after Thanskgiving that precipitated Woods’ infidelity scandal. Benedict and his co-author Armen Keteyian, a former 60 Minutes correspondent, spoke to more than 250 people for the book, including other professional golfers and Woods’