"Sean is one of the outstanding coaches in golf today, and I know he will continue to be successful with the players working with him," Woods said in a statement posted on his website.
The two had an up-and-down partnership. Foley helped Woods win eight
"My time spent with Tiger is one of the highlights of my career so far, and I am appreciative of the many experiences we shared together," Foley said. "It was a lifelong ambition of mine to teach the best player of all time in our sport. I am both grateful for the things we had the opportunity to learn from one another, as well as the enduring friendship we have built. I have nothing but respect and admiration for him."
Still recovering from back surgery in the spring, Woods is taking a break until his World Challenge event at Isleworth Golf & Country Club near Orlando, Fla., in December.