Tiger Woods captured the Tour Champion title on Sunday (Sep. 23), marking his first win in 5 years, and he celebrated the momentous event with a PDA second together with his girlfriend Erica Herman.
After giving an emotional post-match interview, Woods met up with Herman, who regarded very completely satisfied to congratulate her beau, who was sporting an enormous smile throughout his face. Herman flung her arms round Woods’ neck and the 2 shared a prolonged brace and instructed one another “I like you.” After pulling away from each other, they kissed.
You’ll be able to watch Woods and Hermans’ emotional second beneath:
Not solely an enormous W for tiger however an enormous L “love you” for Erica! pic.twitter.com/jx7OU06GAS
— Dylan Dethier (@dylan_dethier) September 23, 2018
“It’s been robust,” Woods stated after the occasion. “I’ve had a not-so-easy final couple of years and I’ve labored my manner again and … it’s simply exhausting to consider I’ve received the Tour Championship.”
His comeback has been a number of years in the making after his profession took a downward spiral following a dishonest scandal and ugly breakup with ex-wife Elin Nordegren. He later joined a 45-day remedy program.
“I believed I might get away with no matter I wished to do,” Woods stated in 2010. “I felt that I had labored exhausting my whole life and deserved to get pleasure from all of the temptations round me. I felt I used to be entitled.”
Woods dated Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn for over two years after the 2 met in 2012 at a charity occasion.
The professional golfer was arrested for driving underneath the affect final yr after authorities discovered him asleep on the wheel not too removed from his dwelling in Jupiter Island, Florida.
Following his Could 2017 arrest, in which he instructed officers he had a nasty response to pharmaceuticals, Woods stated in July that he had sought remedy to cope with points relating to his treatment.
Woods, 42, and Herman, 33, have been relationship for greater than a yr. They’ve been noticed on numerous dates collectively, grabbing sushi in California and even hitting up a baseball sport. The couple took their relationship public—formally—after they attended the Presidents Cup collectively final fall, the place Herman was noticed carrying a “Participant Partner” badge.
Herman has since accompanied Woods to many different occasions, and the 2 have been noticed out on quite a few events, like again in December 2017 when Herman was seen with Woods’ two kids on the Hero World Problem in the Bahamas. The paparazzi have additionally caught them on numerous dates in California and in Florida.
This yr, Herman, who met Woods by means of work (she was the final supervisor of his Jupiter, Florida restaurant The Woods), has been noticed cheering for her man from the gallery at numerous programs. Based on TMZ, Herman now not works at Woods’ restaurant.
Relating to the seriousness of their relationship, a supply beforehand instructed Individuals that Woods doesn’t plan on getting married once more after his cut up from Nordegren in 2009.
“Nobody has signed any paperwork,” Individuals’s insider stated. “It’s not like they’re pledging their lives to one another. However she’s very nice and Tiger likes her. Tiger doesn’t wish to be alone… However he doesn’t wish to settle. Not anymore. So when he’s with somebody, he actually must be into her.”