"I think it's cool. I think people always deserve a second chance. I know my fans gave me a second chance," the singer, who is currently serving five years probation related to the February 8, 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna, said during an interview on the Mojo in the Morning radio show on Wednesday.
"Whatever his personal life is, and this goes for me and him, his personal life is his personal life. Nobody has the right to place judgment or make any judgment on anybody else's personal life when they're not directly involved with them," Chris continued. "He plays golf, that's his sport, that's his love that's what people love him for. They don't love him for the other stuff they're talkin' about."
The 20-year-old singer said he wants to see 34-year-old athlete back on the fairway.
"So my hat is off to him –I support him," he said. "I hope he gets back on the field and does his thing, cause he is the best at it."
In other Chris news, the singer – who has been order to not have any contact with Rihanna during his probation – said dating other women is high on his to-do list.
"I think right now, girls are one of my main priorities, but music is first and just having fun. If I go on dates they're just friends," he said, telling Mojo he likes to takes his "friends" out to dinner or on trips.
"The bedroom is always nice," he added. "But dinner is the gentleman way."