It's Over: Tiger and Elin Woods Divorce

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(WOIO) - Tiger Woods and his wife are officially divorced.

The lawyers for Woods and Elin Nordegren say in a statement that the divorce became official Monday in Bay County Circuit Court.

The divorce comes nine months after Woods crashed his sports utility vehicle outside their home near Orlando, FL, setting off explosive revelations that he had been cheating on his wife. It led to Woods losing millions of dollars in endorsements and taking five months away from the game.

Ms. Nordegren and Mr. Woods issued this joint statement:

  We are sad that our marriage is over and we wish each other the very best for the future. While we are no longer married, we are the parents of two wonderful children and their happiness has been, and will always be, of paramount importance to both of us. Once we came to the decision that our marriage was at an end, the primary focus of our amicable discussions has been to ensure their future well-being. The weeks and months ahead will not be easy for them as we adjust to a new family situation, which is why our privacy must be a principal concern.

The terms of the divorce were not disclosed, except that they will share parenting of their two children, ages 1 and 3.

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