A Summary of the Tiger Woods Divorce
The Tiger Woods Divorce is a moniker given the divorce proceedings that resulted in the dissolution of the marriage between Professional Golfer Tiger Woods and his wife Elin Nordegren, who is a Swedish model; the couple was wed on October 5th, 2004 – the Tiger Woods Divorce was finalized on August 23rd, 2010. The events that were reported to have not only comprised the Tiger Woods Divorce, but also served as a catalyst for the Tiger Woods Divorce included a multitude of extramarital affairs undertaken by Tiger Woods; the latest on Tiger Woods – with regard to what the media dubbed ‘The Tiger Woods Scandal’ – reveals that Woods has admitted to upwards of 120 engagement in infidelity.
The Calm Before the Tiger Woods Divorce Storm
Although reports of his alleged infidelity began to surface at the close of 2009, Woods had never formally confessed to any extramarital affairs. The first report of infidelity came from the National Enquirer, which is highly-regarded as a tabloid publication; this publication made mention of an alleged affair taking place in November of 2009 – the story ran on November 25th, 2009. The release of this story is credited as contributing to the eventual events of the Tiger Woods Divorce.
The Famed Car Accident and Tiger Woods Divorce
At the close of November of 2009, at approximately 2:30 am outside of their home in an Orlando suburb, Nordegren contacted emergency medical services, explaining that Woods had been involved in a car accident outside of their home; Nordegren had stated that Woods was injured and requested immediate medical attention
Upon the arrival of emergency medical technicians, the reports issued stated a bruised Woods who had been removed from his vehicle presumably by Nordegren; the rear windshield of the vehicle had been smashed with what was reported to be a golf club – upon Woods’ admittance to the hospital, Tiger Woods had refused to provide the police with an explanation for the accident
While rumors began to swirl, the accident report had stated that Woods’ vehicle had stuck a fire hydrant; reports given by Woods – then considered to be the latest on Tiger Woods – expressed appreciation for his wife’s assistance in removing him from the vehicle
The latest on Tiger Woods theories with regard to the car accident prior to the Tiger Woods Divorce range from a domestic incident in which Nordegren discovered Woods’ infidelity and assaulted him while he was driving to the alleged influence of prescription medication; none of these theories with regard to the Tiger Woods Divorce have even been substantiated
Following the car accident, Woods’ was cited with a traffic violation and removed himself from entry in the remainder of golf tournaments for the year of 2009 in which he was expected to participate; this included his eponymous charity golf tournament, as well as the World Challenge tournament that was sponsored by Chevron
The Tiger Woods Divorce Settlement
The terms and conditions with regard to both the settlement, as well as the arrangements latent within the Tiger Woods Divorce were kept confidential, the latest on Tiger Woods reports stated that Nordegren would stand to earn upwards of $100 million from alimony for the Tiger Woods Divorce; in addition, both Nordegren and Woods would undertake the joint custody of the couple’s 2 children.