September 2, 2008 / 5:58 PM / 10 years ago

Tiger Woods expecting second child

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Elin Woods, wife of world number one Tiger, is expecting the couple’s second child.

Tiger Woods greets his wife Elin and daughter Sam Alexis after his win in the playoff round of the U.S. Open golf championship at Torrey Pines in San Diego June 16, 2008. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

“I have some wonderful news to report,” the 14-times major champion told his website ( Tuesday. “Elin and I are proud to announce we are expecting our second child in late winter.”

The couple’s first baby, daughter Sam Alexis, was born on June 18, 2007.

Woods has been out of action since winning the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, California in June.

The 32-year-old American will be sidelined for at least the rest of the year after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery.

Writing by Tony Jimenez in London

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