The Real Reason Why Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn Broke Up

Published 11/15/2021, 3:41 PM EST
AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 08: Tiger Woods of the United States walks with his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn and daughter Sam during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods’ love life has always piqued the interest of the public, given his global fanbase. Notably, this aspect of his life has often made front-page headlines. However, it’s always nice to give a rest to the rumors and clear the air where required.

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The 15-time major winner has two children with his ex-wife, Elin Nordegren. However, after their split, he started dating Olympic gold medalist ski racer Lindsey Vonn in 2013. Unfortunately, the power couple also decided to part ways after three years together.

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Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods- why they went separate ways

Vonn confirmed the end of their three-year relationship with a Facebook post. Moreover, the duo had made the announcement of their association in a similar fashion in 2010.

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She wrote, “After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to end our relationship. I will always cherish the memories that we’ve created together. Unfortunately, we both lead incredibly hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart.”

She added, “I will always admire and respect Tiger. He and his beautiful family will always hold a special place in my heart.” Woods, too, settled the rumors and reiterated their struggle to spend time together. He also praised her and said, “I’ll always cherish our time together. She has been amazing with Sam and Charlie and my entire family.”

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – DECEMBER 14: Playing Captain Tiger Woods of the United States team and girlfriend Erica Herman look on during Saturday four-ball matches on day three of the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Course on December 14, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

For the next two years, Woods was in a relationship with stylist Kristin Smith, although nothing was confirmed. However, since 2017, he has been dating Erica Herman, and the two have been spotted together on multiple occasions since.

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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