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Tiger’s Empty Den

December 17, 2009, 5:47 AM
Golfer Tiger Woods may well be spending the Christmas holidays alone after reports that his wife Elin is moving out of his den following revelations that the pro has been cheating. The Miami Herald reports: “Elin plans on going somewhere ‘warm and Tiger-free,’ according to a source, who added that the reason she hadn't left sooner was that baby son Charlie was ill. Movers were packing up boxes at the couple's Windermere mansion Tuesday, while Woods was apparently licking his wounds on his yacht Privacy, docked in North Palm Beach. Old friend Charles Barkley says on All Due Respect, airing Sunday on news network HLN, that the golfer changed his cellphone number the day after his November 27 car accident, and no one has heard from him since.”

Tiger’s Empty Den

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