But they seemed to get along famously, and Vonn was seen spending time with Woods' children as well as meeting Elin (whom Woods has in recent months described as still his "best friend"). We're just two adults that—it didn't work out."She admitted to E!
In 2015 he missed the cut at three of the four majors and underwent season-ending back surgery—another microdiscectomy, same as the previous procedure—that September, as well as a follow-up surgery the next month. It's not what I want to have happen, and it's not what I'm planning on having happen," Woods said of calling it a career. He and Vonn were broken up by May 2015—and while they called the decision mutual and showered each other with praise, rumors that Woods had cheated—and with the ex-wife of a fellow golfer, no less—were almost inevitable., "I couldn't deny this more vehemently. He also launched TGR Live, an event and management company, and served for the first time as a vice captain on the U. Ryder Cup team—which went on to beat Europe for the first time in eight years."I was so excited to play, I wanted to compete..it's a hard realization knowing I'm not scoring like I should be," Woods told Charlie Rose in October, explaining his decision to postpone his return to golf."I've damaged the body to compete at a high level so many times.
He told toward the end of the year that, if his latest spate of injuries did spell the end of his career, being a father was at least helping him accept the possibility."The most important thing, though, is that I get to have a life with my kids. This time I took a lot of time off to get it right."Rose, meanwhile, marveled over Woods' comment that his only regret in life was not spending another year at Stanford before turning pro.
"Nothing, of all the things that's happened to you?
" he asked with disbelief."All the things I've been through," Woods insisted, "have been tough, yes, they've been tough.
Fans of the game would love to see the Tiger of yore, swinging away and winning majors, breaking records and dominating the field.
Everyone loves a comeback, or a good redemption story.
And people in general would have one less thing to shake their heads at if the demons of 2009 could just be exorcised forever.
Unlike with some famous types, who have a certain something about them that begs for comeuppance, you would've been hard-pressed to find many people who took pleasure in Woods' plummet from grace.
Same with 2011.giving her husband another chance was an insurmountable task and, after initially trying to work on their marriage, she filed for divorce in August 2010."I've been through hell," the Swedish-born former model and nanny told , saying she was "blindsided" by Woods' infidelity."I never suspected, not a one," she said. I felt betrayed by many people around me."Graciously, Nordegren added that she wished Woods the best and said she felt "privileged to have witnessed a part of his golfing career."At a tournament, Woods told reporters that it was a "sad time," and he admitted his marital issues had made it hard to concentrate that year.