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Tiger Woods' Ex-Girlfriend Adds to Her Accusations

Nondisclosure agreement is an issue in Erica Herman's suit against golf star

(Newser) - A $30 million legal battle between Tiger Woods and his ex-girlfriend has escalated, with Erica Herman accusing the golf superstar of beginning their sexual relationship when she was his employee and threatening to fire her if she didn't sign a nondisclosure agreement she now wants voided. Herman, in court...

A Hobbled Tiger Woods Has to Leave the Masters

Five-time champion bows out before the resumption of round 3

(Newser) - Tiger Woods withdrew from the Masters before the resumption of the third round because of an injury Sunday, ending his streak of completing all 72 holes of every tournament he has played at Augusta National as a professional. The tournament announced about 90 minutes before play began that Woods, who...

Tiger Woods' Ex Is Making Big Allegations

One of her 2 lawsuits claims golfer committed sexual abuse

(Newser) - Tiger Woods not only tricked his ex into leaving the couple's shared home but also allegedly committed sexual abuse, according to court documents. Erica Herman, who dated Woods from 2017 to October 2022, first alleged Woods' homestead trust broke an oral tenancy agreement that allowed her to stay at...

Tiger Woods' Ex Signed an NDA. She Wants It Nullified

Erica Herman reportedly filed lawsuit in October

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' girlfriend is now apparently his ex-girlfriend—and she wants to nullify a nondisclosure agreement following a six-year relationship with the professional golfer. Attorneys for Erica Herman filed a complaint seeking declaratory judgment on Monday in circuit court in Martin County, Florida, according to online court records. Woods and...

Tiger Woods' Prank Doesn't Land With Everyone

He outdrove Justin Thomas, then handed him a tampon

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was back to form Thursday at the Genesis Invitational at Los Angeles' Riviera Country Club—his first golf tournament since missing the cut at the Open Championship last July—and back to his trash-talking ways. After Woods outdrove his playing partner Justin Thomas on the ninth hole, cameras...

Tiger Woods Cheers as Serena Williams Wins Again

The golf great encouraged her comeback, she says

(Newser) - Serena Williams turned to Tiger Woods for his input before she made her recent comeback from a year-long injury absence, the AP reports. On Wednesday night, Woods sat courtside at the US Open, throwing uppercuts in the stands to cheer Williams on to victory. “He’s one of the...

Top 10 Baby Names Inspired by Sports Stars

Kobe tops the most recent list

(Newser) - Teachers will be calling on a lot more Kobes in about five years. As KTLA reports, the name "Kobe" tops the list of baby names presumably inspired by sports stars between 2000 and 2021. The list, compiled by Betsperts , found that more than 17,000 infants born in the...

Here's How Much LIV Golf Offered Tiger Woods

Between $700M and $800M, CEO Greg Norman confirms

(Newser) - The new Saudi-funded golf league really wants Tiger Woods. So badly, in fact, that it offered around $800 million to the most famous name in golf. Fox News host Tucker Carlson asked LIV Golf series CEO Greg Norman to confirm the reported $700 million to $800 million figure offered to...

For Tiger Woods, a First He Didn't Want to Achieve

Hurting golf legend pulls out of a Major for the first time ever

(Newser) - Tiger Woods produced a couple of firsts Saturday, neither cause for a fist pump. He posted his highest score ever in the PGA Championship, and later withdrew from a major for the first time in his pro career. Hours after Woods limped his way to a 9-over 79 in the...

Woods Has Worst Day at PGA Championship

After a 79, golfer doesn't say whether he'll play the final round

(Newser) - After playing terrifically Friday to make the cut, Tiger Woods didn't have anything left for the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday. The result was the worst score, by two shots, that he's ever put up at the tournament, Yahoo Sport reports. The struggle and the...

Woods Completes His Masters Test With Brutal Score

Golfing great posts his personal worst at Augusta, but manages to play all 72 holes

(Newser) - After playing well enough in the first couple of rounds to make the cut, Tiger Woods wrapped up his Masters on Sunday with his worst score at Augusta ever. Woods' 6-over 78 dropped him well out of contention, CBS Sports reports, and was only one stroke better than his worst...

Woods Says He 'Felt Good' in First Round
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Woods Plays Again at Augusta

Star posts 71 in return to Masters

(Newser) - Tiger Woods had some good moments, some unlucky outcomes and a couple of blunders Thursday in his opening round of the Masters. Given what he's gone through over the last past year or so, he surely wasn’t going to complain. His day at Georgia's Augusta National was...

Tiger Woods Heads Back to Augusta
Tiger Woods: 'I Feel
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Tiger Woods: 'I Feel Like I'm Going to Play'

Golf legend is at Augusta, plans to compete in the Masters this week

(Newser) - Update: Tiger Woods says he plans to play in this week's Masters. If he does, it would be his first competitive tournament since he was seriously injured in a car accident last year, notes the Washington Post . “As of right now, I feel like I am going to...

After Barely Playing, Tiger Woods Wins $8M Golf Prize

He's the first winner of the Player Impact Program

(Newser) - Last year wasn't exactly a banner year for Tiger Woods' golfing career—he spent much of 2021 learning to walk again after a February rollover crash mangled his right leg so badly that doctors considered amputation. His only tournament of the year was the PNC Championship exhibition father/son challenge...

Tiger Woods Gives Up Full-Time Golfing

Says it's not a 'realistic expectation' of him after car accident

(Newser) - In his first extensive interview since his rollover crash in February, Tiger Woods gave Golf Digest some big news. While the golfer will still play the sport, he says things will be different moving forward. "I think something that is realistic is playing the tour one day—never full...

Rachel Uchitel Wants Out of Tiger Woods NDA

She'd like to be able to defend herself

(Newser) - When her affair with the married Tiger Woods became public in 2009, Rachel Uchitel signed a nondisclosure agreement more than 30 pages long that she feels has controlled her life since. Other people are free to talk about her and the star golfer online and in the news media, of...

These Injuries Are His Worst, Woods Says

Concentrating on rehab, golfer says his immediate goal is to walk

(Newser) - The possibility of playing golf seems distant, and Tiger Woods doesn't want to say whether that's his long-term goal. But after his horrific auto accident in February, the star golfer says he's "focused on my No. 1 goal right now: walking on my own." He...

First Pic of Tiger Woods Since Feb. Crash Emerges

Golfer posted it himself, showing him smiling and on crutches at home in Florida

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is back on the green, though with an orthopedic boot encasing his leg and a dog in tow. On Friday, the 45-year-old golfer, who was in a serious car accident in late February in Los Angeles, posted the first pic of himself since the crash, showing himself smiling...

Expert Suspects Tiger Woods Was Unconscious Before Crash

Due to the lack of steering and braking

(Newser) - A 22-page collision report on Tiger Woods' Feb. 23 car crash in Los Angeles was obtained by USA Today , and it suggests to one expert that the golfer may have been unconscious behind the wheel. Jonathan Cherney, a forensic crash reconstruction expert who visited the scene a day after the...

Cops: Tiger Woods Applied 99% Pressure to Gas in Crash

They think he meant to hit the brake

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was driving in an unsafe manner at the time of his Feb. 23 car crash in California, and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Wednesday detailed what that looked like. The data recorder from Woods' Genesis GV80 SUV showed that Woods failed to "negotiate the curve...

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