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"Elin put her own feelings aside to make sure the kids have a great relationship with their dad," a source tells PEOPLE

By Karen Mizoguchi
January 17, 2021 06:46 PM
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Tiger Woods, Elin Nordegren
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Years after his 2009 sex scandal, Tiger Woods has been focusing on his career and raising his two children with ex-wife Elin Nordegren.

However, a dark chapter from his personal life is being revisited in the new HBO documentary Tiger. Part 2 of the documentary airs Sunday.

Woods' former mistress, Rachel Uchitel, was known for being at the forefront of Woods' sex scandal and is now featured in Tiger, speaking out about their relationship and the aftermath of their affair.

Following dozens of allegations from women claiming sexual relationships with the then-married sports icon, Woods and Nordegren, who share son Charlie, 11, and 13-year-old daughter Sam, split in 2010 and divorced.

"Elin put her own feelings aside to make sure the kids have a great relationship with their dad," a source tells PEOPLE of Woods and Nordegren post-scandal.

"Elin and Tiger do a great job co-parenting," the source adds.

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Rachel Huchitel
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Uchitel recently told Extra that she felt it was important to be featured in the documentary after spending years "under the shame of what's been going on."

"I have spent all these years letting people think what they want to think and say what they want to say. I needed to take the shackles off and be able to tell my story for me," she told the outlet, adding, "I don't like to be branded as a mistress. I don't like to be branded as a homewrecker — that's not who I am. I'm a 45-year-old woman. I made one wrong turn 10 years ago … I didn't throw somebody down the stairs. I didn't kill someone. I made a mistake. Everybody makes mistakes."

Not only did Woods' personal life get rattled after the sex scandal, but his career suffered for a decade. Eventually, Woods worked his way to a comeback, leading to his Masters Tournament win in 2019 — his first major title in 11 years.

More recently, in December, Woods and his son Charlie played in their first tournament together. The proud dad was seen cheering on his son and coaching him through the two-day PNC Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, where Nordegren and daughter Sam were spotted watching the father-son pair as well.

"I don't think words can describe it. Just the fact that we were able to have this experience together, Charlie and I," Woods told reporters after. "It's memories for a lifetime."

Charlie already has made a name for himself as an accomplished junior golfer in Florida, and even won a tournament in August 2020. Woods has even been spotted caddying for his son.

Woods has been dating his girlfriend Erica Herman since late 2017.