Woods rumoured to be hiding out in SA

2010-01-09 00:00

CAPE TOWN — Tiger Woods is rumoured to have fled his Florida home, headed for Africa … and Eastern Cape safari resorts seem to be his most likely hide-out.

According to various news reports, Woods is suspected of having flown to Africa in an effort to escape the media spotlight following revelations of his marriage infidelities.

According to the TMZ website: “As everyone knows, Tiger is in Florida … Arizona … New York … California … on a boat, but people who spoke to him the day after his early morning car crash outside his Windermere home, claim he said his plan was to hide in Africa until the saga quietened down”.

The website went on to claim that Tiger’s plan was clear: “To go to Africa to a friend’s home and ‘completely disappear’ from the public view.”

Fellow South African golf professionals Ernie Els, Retief Goosen and David Frost all own property in the country and are acquaintances of Woods.

According to a report on the limelife website, Woods is in SA to go “wildlife sightseeing”.

Tiger and Elin got engaged in 2003 at Shamwari Game Reserve outside Port Elizabeth. However, Adrian Gardiner, owner of Shamwari, on Wednesday denied Woods is staying at his reserve.

Sunshine Tour communications manager Mike Green confirmed he had heard rumours Woods is in South Africa, but couldn’t confirm their accuracy.

Woods’s management group, had, at the time of going to print, not responded to Beeld’s questions regarding their star client’s whereabouts.

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