The Associated Press
Friday, January 6, 2012 12:22 PM EST
NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The oceanfront mansion Tiger
Woods’ ex-wife purchased for $12.3 million has been demolished and she is
planning to build a new home.
The Palm Beach Post ( bit.ly/Avza2Z) reports that Elin
Nordegren (EE’-lihn NOHRD’-grihn) plans to build on the North Palm Beach lot
she bought last year. The lot is about 140 miles southeast of Woods’ home in
The newspaper reports the mansion that was demolished was a
two-story, 17,000-square-foot-home built in 1932. It had a swimming pool and an
Realtor John True of Oceanfront Realty says the lot is in
the Seminole Landing development, among the most exclusive in Palm Beach
Nordegren divorced Woods in 2010 after learning he had a
string of affairs during their five-year marriage. They share custody of the
couple’s two children.