Elin Nordegren Takes a Subtle Jab at Tiger Woods in Her Graduation Speech

Monday May 12th, 2014

Tiger Woods' former wife Elin Nordegren hasn't been sitting around in the four years since their divorce became official.

After scoring a $100 million settlement from Woods as part of their divorce, Nordegren has earned her college degree from Rollins College, located just outside Orlando.

A psychology major who graduated with a 3.96 cumulative GPA, Nordegren was named the class' Outstanding Senior and was asked to give a speech. She spoke about graduating nine years after she started taking classes, and the struggles of continuing her nighttime education as a single mom.

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She also made some veiled references to her famous ex-husband:

"When I entered my student advisor's office in the fall of 2005, I was 25 years old, I had just recently moved to America, I was married without children. Today, nine years later, I’m a proud American, and I have two beautiful children … but I’m no longer married."

“It was right after I had taken Communications and the Media that I was unexpectedly thrust into the media limelight … and I probably should have taken more notes in that class.”

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