He hasn't won 14 major golf championships by giving up easy, but for Tiger Woods, salvaging his marriage isn't your standard Sunday back nine rally.
Winning over Elin Nordegren after he cheated on her with countless mistresses will likely prove far more challenging than overtaking PGA tour pros.
Just the same, Tiger Woods is doing everything he can to save his marriage, according to sources cited by TMZ that are close to both Tiger and Elin.
While there are unconfirmed reports that Elin plans on divorcing him and that their split is 100 percent likely, we doubt it's really 100. Maybe 90-95.
Unless she hears he only married her for PR. Then maybe 98-99.
Can Tiger Woods flex his emotional muscle and keep his wife?
Either way, Tiger is not giving up. He wants to stay married to Elin - for love and/or his image - and is doing all that he can to convince her not to walk.
Whether he can pull it off - and how - remains to be seen.
Tiger has been undergoing intense counseling (which mainly entails him apologizing a lot) and may be renegotiating Elin Woods' prenup to entice her.
Meanwhile, behind the scenes, his lawyers are dealing with the menagerie of Tiger Woods mistresses, trying to limit the damage as best they can.
As one source put it simply, "there are lots of phone calls." Hey, at least they got a court order to block publication of alleged nude Tiger pics. Score!
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