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(FILES) Tiger Woods of the US spekas with his wife Elin Nordegren during ceremonies on July 1, 2009 at the AT&T National golf tournament hosted by Tiger Woods at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Gloom increased around scandal-tainted golf legend Tiger Woods on Monday after it was announced that his wife bought a new home in Sweden and more corporate sponsors severed ties. Woods announced December 11 he was taking an indefinite break from golf after admitting he had cheated on his wife.
His squeaky-clean image took a new blow on Sunday after a resident association in Sweden announced that Woods’ wife, Elin Nordegren, had bought a beachfront estate on an island near Stockholm. «Elin Nordegren bought a house on the island, it’s true. She’s the owner since December 1,» Sten-Aake Johansson, head of Faaglaro island’s residents association, told AFP. There are around 140 properties on Faaglaro, 40 kilometres (25 miles) southeast of Stockholm. «The property consists of several houses, it’s a renovated farm, on the water with a beach,» Johansson said. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER /FILES (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images) Original Filename: Was2765934.jpg