Tiger Woods is undoubtedly one of the greatest athletes who have lived. He has been a member of PGA Tour for more than 25 years and has won the PGA tournament four times. In addition, Woods has won the Masters Tournament five times and is a person inaugurated from the World Golf Hall of Fame. However, his rollercoaster relationship with Elin Nordegren’s ex -wife who has captivated many people.
Nordegren and Woods’ relationship made countless headlines more than a decade ago, and there’s a lot to know about it. Interestingly, Woods had already become a household name for his incredible talent, before they ever crossed paths. As for Nordegren, she was born to political parents in Stockholm, Sweden. The couple first met after Nordegren took a full-time nanny job with Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik’s family. It was Parnevik and his wife who first introduced her to Woods. Scroll down to read more about the couple’s relationship, including details of their split and where they both are now.
Initially, it was reported that the nordegren was actually not interested in Woods. As explained by Parnevik Mia’s wife to Mrs. Daily News, “She is not interested in Tiger and she is fine with it. There is an outline
However, finally, Woods was able to win the hearts of Nordegren. The couple was engaged to 2003 after Woods applied for the Shamwari Nature Reserve when they attended the Presidential Cup tournament in South Africa.
Nordegren and Woods were officially married in 2004, saying their “I Do’s” by the 19th hole of the Sandy Lane resort in Barbados.
They had their first child together — daughter Sam Alexis Woods — in 2007, with their second child — son Charlie Axel — being born in 2009. It was at this point, five years after their wedding ceremony, that the couple’s relationship took an unexpected turn.
Cheating Allegations and Car Accident
In November 2009, the National Enquirer published a story that alleged Woods had been having an affair with a woman named Rachel Uchitel, who was a New York City nightclub manager. Both Uchitel and Woods initially denied the allegations.
Just two days after that story was released, Woods was involved in a curious car accident that was thought to be brought on by a huge fight between him and Nordegren. Woods denied this also and took full responsibility for the situation.
More affair claims
The following month, December, more accusations that Woods had an affair. Many women advanced to claim that they personally have sexual relations with golfers pro. For several weeks, more than a dozen different infidelity claims appeared against Woods.
In the next interview, Woods spoke about the situation, saying, “I think I can escape with whatever I want. I feel that I have worked hard for my life and deserve to enjoy all the temptations around me. entitled. Thank you for money and fame, I don’t have to go far to find it. I’m wrong. I’m stupid. ”
Tiger Woods initially stated that he hoped he and Nordegren could do their marriage, taking “unlimited rest” from his golf career. However, the couple could not reconcile and finally separated.
Their divorce was officially completed in the Bay County regional court in Panama City, Florida, on August 23, 2010. Nordegren received a resolution of $ 100 million as part of the divorce process.
Following the couple’s divorce, they agreed to have a civil relationship for the sake of their children, whom they have continued to co-parent together. During a 2010 interview with PEOPLE — after their divorce was finalized — Nordegren said, “I wish him all the best in the future, as a person and as an athlete. I know he is going to go down as the best golfer that ever lived, and rightfully so. I feel privileged to have witnessed a part of his golfing career.”
She went on to say, “We are going to be sharing custody of Sam and Charlie, which is a great thing. Tiger loves the children, and I want them to have regular and good contact with both of us. I will always have a working parenting relationship with Tiger woods.”
Nordegren’s New Life
After leaving Woods, Nordegren went back to school, earning a degree in psychology from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Notably, this is what she wanted to do with her life prior to meeting Woods. In 2018, Nordegren sold her North Palm Beach, Florida home, which she had purchased after her split from Woods. She reportedly paid $12 for the compound, and then listed it for $50, after doing extensive renovations.
She briefly dated coal magnate Chris Cline, but the couple reportedly split after an “on-again, off-again” relationship over the years. In October 2019, Nordegren gave birth to her third child, with former NFL player Jordan Cameron, whom she appears to still be happily with, per a recent report from the U.S. Sun.
Tiger Woods’ New Loves
In the subsequent years since his divorce from Nordegren, Woods has dated a handful of women. Woods has dated personal stylist Kristin Smith, Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, and at one point was romantically linked to fitness model Laci Kay Somers. Smith reportedly broke up with Woods because she believed that he’d cheated on her.
More recently, Woods has been dating Erica Harman (pictured above), who was the manager of Wood’s pop-up restaurant. She was by his side for his win at the 2019 Masters Tournament, and in January 2021 PEOPLE published a story reporting that a source close to the pair stated they “live together” at Woods’ home and that their relationship is strong.