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Elin Nordegren and Billionaire Beau Call it Quits

Elin Nordegren is back on the market. The 34-year-old Swedish model and her billionaire boyfriend have officially called it quits on their one-year relationship. Chris Cline was the first man to seriously date the former model after her very publicized divorce from golfer Tiger Woods. Cline, a 54-year-old coal tycoon, is worth several billion dollars. His relationship with Nordegren made headlines following her divorce with many journalists and fans stating that Nordegren was getting the last laugh after being publicly humiliated by her former husband.

The couple first made headlines when they were spotted aboard the billionaire’s private yacht, and much of that story focused on the fact that Cline’s yacht was bigger than Woods’ yacht. However, it seemed there was no bad blood between Cline and Woods over the course of the past year. In fact, since their divorce in 2010, Nordegren and Woods have remained friendly, probably as a way of raising their kids in as normal a life as possible.

During their year-long relationship, Cline and Nordegren were spotted out and about with Woods and his current girlfriend, Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn. The foursome was spotted enjoying dinner on more than one occasion, and sources close to the couples state that Vonn and Nordegren get along well.

As for what went wrong between Cline and Nordegren is unknown. Rumor has it that the 20-year age difference between the two might have something to do with the fact that their relationship didn’t work out. However, sources close to the couple say that their ages never played a role in their relationship. So it looks like it’s back to the dating game for the recent college graduate. As far as her ex is concerned, however, he and his skiing girlfriend are still together; and who knows if they’ll continue having dinner together.

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