More Fallout from Tiger Divorce: Swedish Island for Sale

On the Fringe Golf
APTiger Woods never completed the purchase of a Swedish island that was being developed for him during his marriage.
A Swedish millionaire who developed a 62-acre private island near Stockholm for Tiger Woods during happier days in the golf star's marriage to Swedish model Elin Nordegren appears to have been caught in the fallout from the couple's divorce. The millionaire never finished the deal with Woods -- who split from Nordegren in 2010 -- and is selling the property complete with six practice tees. Price: $7.1 million U.S. dollars.

We're getting this inside info from Farhad Vladi, owner of Vladi Private Islands, which is representing the property for the millionaire owner, whose name Vladi declined to provide.

The island, which contains several buildings designed for Woods, represents "Tiger Woods' taste," Vladi told AOL. But in the end the island "did not convey," he said. "We are not selling Tiger Woods. We are selling the island."

Courtesy of Vladi Private IslandsThe 62-acre island has six private tees for golf practice and ultimate privacy, about an hour by boat from Stockholm.
The property in Lake Malaren features a 2,500 square-foot main house, a 900 square-foot hunting lodge, and a landing strip for a propeller plane. (See more pictures of the island here.)

Other features:
  • Ferry with capacity of 12.
  • Sit-down wine cellar for 10.
  • Horse stable measuring 3,200 square feet.
  • One-mile jogging path.
Woods, now dating skiing star Lindsey Vonn, is set to make his 2015 PGA Tour debut at the Phoenix Open on Jan. 29 and move on to California the next week to play at Torrey Pines, a course where he has won eight professional tournaments, including the 2008 U.S. Open. He was winless last year in an injury-marred season. Calls to Tiger Woods' manager and foundation about the Swedish property were not returned.

By the way, the island isn't the only sale that resulted from Woods' infidelities. The Florida family home near Orlando that was the site of the wee-hours car crash that started the public unraveling of his secret life was sold to fellow golfer Bubba Watson in 2012.
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