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Tiger Woods might not be playing in this week’s Open but he still continues to make headlines.

It is being reported that Erica Herman, Woods’ ex-girlfriend, has dropped her $30million lawsuit against the 15-time major champion.

Herman was pursuing eight figures in damages from both Woods and the trust that owns his $54 million Florida mansion following the couple’s split last October.

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She alleged that was locked her out of the home she shared with the former world No.1, a move that she claimed violated an oral tenancy agreement between the pair.

Herman also levelled unspecified allegations of sexual harassment against Woods.

In May, a judge dismissed her attempt to exit a non-disclosure agreement she entered into with Tiger. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Metzger described Herman’s allegations as “vague and threadbare”, adding that she did not “provide factual specificity for any claim relating to sexual assault or sexual harassment.”

Now, according to court filings obtained by the New York Post, Herman has dropped all charges against her former lover.

Documents filed on June 29 read: “The Plaintiff, Erica Herman, by and through her undersigned counsel, hereby dismisses without prejudice her Complaint, filed on October 26, 2022, pending resolution of the appeal in Herman v. Woods and determination of whether her claims are subject to arbitration.”

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The development is a much-needed piece of good news for Woods as he continues his rehabilitation from subtalar fusion surgery in April.

The 47-year-old made his most recent competitive appearance at the Masters in April where he was forced to withdraw injured ahead of the final day’s play.

There is no known timetable for his return to the tour.

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