Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods: Timeline From Love to Lust to...Divorce
Rumors are flying that Elin Nordegren is divorcing pro golfer Tiger Woods. Who are we to judge?
The Swedish nanny/model and the golfing superstar made a great pair, but how did we get to this?
Their trials and tribulations of the past 6 months have been well documented, so let's look back to see how this all went down.
The first meeting
Tiger first met Elin at the 2001 British Open while she was a nanny for pro golfer Jesper Parnevik.
It was love at first sight.
After dating for the next few years they were engaged in 2003 and tied the knot on October 5 2004.
At the turn
On November 25, 2009 the National Enquirer reported that Woods had an affair.
On November 27, 2009 Woods crashes his SUV outside his home in Florida. His wife, Elin is reported to have smashed in the back window of the car with a golf club to help get her husband out.
On December 2, 2009, Woods makes a statement via his website that he apologies for "transgressions."
In December 2009, many mistresses came forward claiming to have had long term affairs with Woods.
On December 16, Dr. Anthony Galea, who had treated Woods, is arrested and charged for selling performance enhancing drugs.
Tiger makes a public speech to limited media in which says he will be taking "indefinite leave of absence from pro golf" to focus on personal matters.
Tiger makes his comeback at Augusta and ends up placing 4th with no commitment when he will play again.
Enters US Open
It is reported that Tiger has applied to play in the US Open in June.
Reports of Elin leaving
Today, there are rumors and that Elin will be leaving Tiger Woods.