A look back at Tiger Woods’ dating history

Welcome to the assist group for exes of Tiger Woods.

Former Woods mistress Rachel Uchitel has prolonged an invite to the golfer’s newest ex, Erica Herman, 37 to be a visitor on her upcoming podcast “Miss Understood,” launching Tuesday on Apple and Spotify.

“We are able to each sit in silence for half-hour courtesy of Tiger Woods,” Uchitel completely instructed The Submit.

In spite of everything, the pair each signed nondisclosure agreements with the golf nice — Uchitel in 2009 and Herman in 2017.

That doc***ent is now a authorized bone of rivalry for Herman, who yesterday set off a firestorm when her legal professionals sought to get hers tossed, citing a legislation that enables such NDAs to be voided if there’s proof of sexual a**ault or hara**ment.

“I feel everybody desires to know who she is, proper? Pay attention, I feel it’s very attention-grabbing what’s happening. I’m curious as to why she’s doing this publicly. I’ve plenty of questions for her,” stated Uchitel, including that Herman is “up in opposition to Goliath.”

Erica Herman and Tiger Woods
Herman is now searching for to get her NDA — signed when she first began courting Woods — made null.

Not that anybody knew Woods’ and Herman’s almost six-year relationship had even ended till the doc***ents revealed a nasty battle has been brewing since October 2022.

Herman, who met the notoriously non-public athlete whereas working at his Jupiter, Florida, restaurant, alleged in her lawsuit that her former beau booted her from his dwelling utilizing “trickery.”

She claimed folks working for him satisfied her “to pack a suitcase for a brief trip, and when she arrived on the airport, they instructed her she had been locked out of her residence, in violation of the oral tenancy settlement and in violation of Florida legislation,” in accordance with the lawsuit.

Tiger Woods' mansion in Jupiter, Florida
Herman alleged that Woods and his employees used “trickery” to get her out of the house she shared with the golfer — and lock her out for good.

Herman additionally alleged, in accordance with the swimsuit, that employees eliminated her private issues and took $40,000 in money that belonged to her.

Mentioned Curt Sampson, writer of two books on Tiger Woods: “He most likely stated to [people who work for him], ‘Hey, I’ve bought this downside, will you handle it?’ So perfunctory, and heartless to me.”

(Woods’ longtime agent Mark Steinberg didn’t return messages searching for remark.)

Sampson, who penned 2019’s “Roaring Again: The Fall and Rise of Tiger Woods,” stated Herman’s accusations echoed the coldness Woods embodied whereas breaking apart together with his high-school sweetheart.

Tiger Woods, daughter Sam, son Charlie and ex girlfriend Erica Herman
Woods and Herman (far left, together with his daughter, Sam, and son, Charlie) had been collectively since 2017.

In 1994, because the golf phenom enrolled at Stanford College and ended his three-year romance with Dina Gravell-Parr in a letter.

“He stated, ‘My mother and father are very involved that you simply’re a giant distraction for me, and I’ve to take heed to them. We’ve got to interrupt up,’” Gravell-Parr instructed The Submit in 2009. “I felt I used to be punched within the abdomen.”

Mentioned Sampson: “I feel Tiger’s fairly a flawed individual when it comes to relationships. That will simply be the fallout of being so rattling good and so very devoted to his sport.”

Dina Gravell-Parr and Tiger Woods
Dina Gravell-Parr, Woods’ high-school girlfriend, Dina Gravell-Parr, stated the golfer dumped her by letter after three years of courting.
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Herman’s surprising submitting felt like deja-vu once more for the golf nice, whose colourful and turbulent love life has typically overshadowed his adorned profession over the last 14 years.

Woods’ amorous historical past has included a scandalous divorce, wide-scale infidelity, a relationship with a fellow A-list athlete and a vehicular romp with a Perkins waitress, to call only a few memorable moments.

He has additionally reportedly used NDAs with at the very least three girls.

Whereas this newest battle with Herman isn’t sowing a stable a basis for a friendship, Woods has managed to stay pleasant with a few exes, even calling former spouse Elin Nordegren “certainly one of my finest mates.” Which is a good distance from how they ended issues.

Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods
Though Woods cheated — reportedly with many, many ladies — on ex-wife Elin Nordegren, he says they later turned shut mates.
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When Woods met the 21-year-old Swedish bombshell on the 2001 British Open, he was golf’s golden boy — a generational expertise who remodeled the sport. She was working as a nanny for the household of Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik, who launched them.

Initially, Nordegren was reluctant to become involved with the athlete, in accordance with her buddy Sandra Sobieraj Westfall.

 “She had her opinions about celebrities they usually weren’t excessive. And she or he’s very shy, so the concept of becoming a member of that world was not interesting to her,” the Sobieraj Westfall stated within the 2021 HBO doc***entary “Tiger.”

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren with newborn daughter Sam
Nordegren and Woods share two kids, together with firstborn Sam.

“And when he requested her out, I feel she turned him down at first,” Westfall recalled. “She step by step was satisfied that she ought to give him an opportunity and they also did exit.”

They married in 2004 and had two kids, Charli and Sam.

However on Thanksgiving of 2009, their life was completely interrupted after Nordegren found that Woods was dishonest on her with former Las Vegas hostess Uchitel.

Woods was on the peak of his profession when a livid Nordegren reportedly chased him out of their home together with his personal golf membership and used it to smash within the home windows of his automotive, which he then crashed right into a tree.

It was an enormous fall from grace for the golfer, who had earned hundreds of thousands of {dollars} from golf and had hundreds of thousands extra in endorsements. He had simply received the Masters in Australia and that very same 12 months he was photographed assembly former president Barack Obama on the White Home.


Tiger Woods' car after he crashed it into a tree
Upon discovering out about Woods’ dishonest, Nordegren reportedly Nordegren reportedly chased him out of their home together with his personal golf membership and used it to smash the home windows of his automotive, which he then crashed right into a tree.

That dishonest revelation was merely the thread that unraveled his seemingly good family-man status.

Different girls got here ahead, and it was reported that Woods slept with 120 girls through the marriage.

One in all them was Mindy Lawton, a Perkins waitress who allegedly had relations with Woods in his SUV.

The golfer and Nordegren divorced in 2010 — Nordegren is believed to have obtained $100 million within the settlement — and he entered rehab. He has since been publicly contrite about hurting her.

TIger Woods
Woods has stated of his habits towards Nordegren: “My remorse will final a lifetime.”
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In 2015, he instructed Time Journal that his relationship with Nordegren is stronger than ever.

“When it comes right down to it, proper right down to it, it’s simply having a extra open, trustworthy relationship with my ex-wife once we had been married,” Woods stated.

However his disgrace has lingered. In his 2017 ebook, “Unprecedented, The Masters and Me,” he admitted: “My remorse will final a lifetime.”

It appeared Woods was on the best way to rehabbing his profession and status when he began courting gold-medalist skier Lindsey Vonn round 2012.

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn
Olympic skiier Lindsey Vonn dated Woods for at the very least two 12 months.
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They had been friends and equals: two world-cla** athletes who helped outline their respective sports activities, and in addition transcended them.

In 2013, they made their first red-carpet look collectively on the Met Gala, and a supply instructed Web page Six that Nordegren “actually likes Lindsey and thinks she is an excellent affect on Tiger.”

However the energy couple break up in 2015, with each blaming packed coaching schedules that introduced them to totally different elements of the world.

Lindsey Vonn
Vonn has publicly referred to as Woods “very cussed.”
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Two years later, after Woods was busted for a DUI, Vonn instructed Further that she reached out to him after his DUI arrest and that they continue to be pleasant — a sentiment through which she doubled down on in 2018.

“I liked him and we’re nonetheless mates,” Vonn instructed Sports activities Illustrated.

However she indicated that there was extra nuance to their break up: “Generally, I want he would have listened to me a bit of extra, however he’s very cussed and he likes to go his personal manner.”

In 2015, Woods moved on to stylist Kristin Smith.

Kristin Smith and Tiger Woods
Woods’s ex Kristin Smith additionally signed an NDA.

Their two-year relationship reportedly blew up after Smith suspected the golfer of dishonest on her. TMZ reported that she had signed an NDA and was trying to get it invalidated — however, in flip, Woods was allegedly threatening to launch unsavory images of her.

Sampson recommended Woods’ shrewd coldness will not be restricted to girls.

“Possibly the query is how he sees all people, each different individual – and never simply girls,” Sampson stated. “From the cradle, Tiger has been instructed, ‘It’s you and your mission’ … Every thing and everybody else is a distraction or not very important.”

Rachel Uchitel on the beach
Rachel Uchitel — one of many girls Woods allegedly cheated on Nordegren with — signed an NDA as effectively.
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After Smith, Woods rapidly moved on to Herman, with the pair showing collectively on the Presidents Cup in September 2017. To outsiders, the Florida native appeared like a grounding pressure for Woods.

Whereas the pair had been courting, he pulled off a storybook comeback — successful the Masters in 2019.

They had been commonly photographed together with his kids, and he or she remained a low-key fixture on the tour, maybe as a result of she had signed that NDA.

“There are individuals who get into relationships with celebrities … They signal the NDA beforehand — that is what Erica did. She signed that,” Uchitel instructed the Each day Mail.

Erica Herman and Tiger Woods
Uchitel warned that Herman (above, with Woods) is “up in opposition to Goliath” when it comes to combating her NDA.

She added that her personal NDA happened after she witnessed an occasion and agreed “to not speak about a habits or an incident to take part in a canopy up, so to talk … I signed an NDA to cowl up dangerous habits.”

If Herman is unable to publicly dish on Uchitel’s new podcast, the host is comfortable to privately advise her.

“If she desires to speak privately about this situation, my door is all the time open. As a result of I do know that publicly, it’s actually, actually exhausting to take care of this.”

As for Woods’ streak of failed relationships, Uchitel stated: “A tiger doesn’t change its stripes.”

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