Where is the Woods family?
The Woods are missing. The dust raised by his linkups is yet to settle, but the rumour that was creating the maximum buzz by late tonight was that Tiger Woods and his family had left their Florida home. In defence of Woods, the sportsmanother Updated: Dec 12, 2009 10:36 IST
|Once upon a time: Tiger Woods with wife Elin Nordegren, his children and two pets.|
It is rumoured that Woods’ managed to slip out while the media attention was focussed on his mother-in-law — who had to be rushed from the their home, to a local hospital with “stomach pains”.
Earlier, speculation was rife that Woods and his family were considering moving to Sweden where Elin had recently purchased a mansion.
Mum wants Tiger to ‘face his demons’
London: Woods’ mother wants her scandal-hit son to “face his demons” if he wants to steer past the current crisis, it has emerged.
“She fears for his mental and physical health and wants him to know she is there,” the Mirror quoted a source as saying.
The source added: “She will be honest and will insist he faces his demons if he is to come through this in one piece.”
The sex-related scandal involving golfing great Woods could have a crippling effect on the PGA tour.
“American people love the fall of the high and mighty, but they also love a comeback story,” Times Online quoted Leigh Steinberg, a US sports agent, as saying.
“He needs to get out front with all the facts and make a public apology to the relevant people so the healing can begin and he can put this behind him, otherwise it will eat him alive,” Steinberg added.
Another woman comes out in the open
Daly hits out at Tiger bashers
Woods scandal may cost PGA millions
One of Woods’ alleged mistresses Jamie Jungers said she had ‘wild sex’ with him during her visits to his home, British newspaper The Sun reported.
The 26-year-old recounted how their relationship started in Las Vegas eight months after Woods married, and continued despite Woods telling her that his marriage to Swedish wife Nordegren was fine.
Jungers claimed she visited him 10 times when his wife was away.
Tiger is the reason we’re playing for so much money.”
Woods, 33, is one of the richest and most successful sportsmen in the world, and has won 71 professional titles in his career so far, including 14 majors.
The sex-related scandal involving Woods could have a crippling effect on the PGA tour.
According to a CBS assessment, reports of Woods’ alleged extra-marital affairs plus front-page headlines bearing steamy text messages are likely to compound both his and the PGA’s problems.
At the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament Sunday, Woods wasn’t there. Nor was there a single commercial featuring Woods whose endorsements are a large part of the estimated $130 million that he earned this year.