It is scheduled to air during the NFL's season opener between the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons, and celebrates Kaepernick and other athletes.
Woods, the second most successful golfer ever with 14 major titles, has been careful throughout his career to avoid saying or doing anything that could be construed as political.
The controversial campaign has fired up the divisive debate between those supporting the NFL athletes who protested by kneeling during the national debate, and those who say its an insult to the country and the flag. "When corporate does things that are outside of golf and outside of my realm, that's what they do".
"It is absolutely absurd that Nike would feature Colin Kaepernick as the focus of their latest ad campaign".
"As far as Kaepernick and all that's concerned, we all have the freedom of speech and he's using it in a way that's non-violent which is something you just have to respect as an American", he said.
Nike online sales skyrocket after the company features National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign, despite a steep drop in shares after recently receiving huge backlash.
Nike faced backlash over its Kaepernick endorsement deal.
According to research analyst Edison Trends, the risk the USA sportswear giant took after featuring Kaepernick who has been in the spotlight for his protests during the games national anthem' has paid off. But some have begun to boycott Nike in opposition to his inclusion.
Kaepernick made the decision to kneel during the national anthem at NFL games in 2016 to highlight police brutality and racial inequality in the US. But I think as far as sending a message, I think it's a bad message and a message that shouldn't be sent.