Tiger Tips a Trend - Golfers Are Biggest Cheaters

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Marital dating site research reveals golf fans are prone to infidelity.

Tiger Woods is under suspicion of cheating on his wife, Erin Nordegren

Opportunism plays a part too. If the rumours about Woods' affair are true, he couldn't have picked a better sport. Golfing weekends and long afternoons on range provide a perfect alibi for an affair.

It's official. New research shows that men and women who enjoy golf are more likely to cheat on their partners than fans of other sports. The news comes after recent speculation that pro-golfer Tiger Woods may be cheating on wife Erin Nordegren with party hostess Rachel Uchitel.

The study was conducted by IllicitEncounters.com, an extra-marital dating site based in the UK, which claims over 55% of its 380,000 members are golf fans. The website creates a platform for married people to pursue affairs.

Spokesperson for the site Sara Hartley comments, "Golf is a sport often played by high-fliers, and we have already seen that go-getting ABC1 individuals are those most likely to cheat. It's all about achievement; these people are relentless when it comes to getting what they want - the best car, the perfect home. But many don't stop at material possesions. When faced with an imperfect relationship, it is these individuals who will be most likely to pursue something extra."

"Opportunism plays a part too. If the rumours about Woods' affair are true, he couldn't have picked a better sport. Golfing weekends and long afternoons on range provide a perfect alibi for an affair."

Wives take note; when your spouse takes off on a quest for the perfect hole-in-one, make sure he's not scoring it with someone else.

About IllicitEncounters.co.uk

Illicit Encounters is the UK's longest running extra-marital dating site. It was started in 2003, beginning as a small agency with only a handful of members, but since its creation, has grown at a phenomenal rate. We now have over 380,000 members in the UK.

The aim of the site is to create a safe and nonjudgmental environment, where married men and women can meet each other. Illicit Encounters is a profile-based website, where each member has a personalised space stating who they are, what they're looking for and their interests. Users can talk freely on our new-improved chat system, or send each other messages through our internal mailing system.

The average Illicit Encounters member is a professional, often working in management or as an executive, and between the ages of 36 and 40. We have the most balanced ratio of men to women online than any other dating site.

For More Information

If you would like more information about Illicit Encounters please contact Rosie Freeman-Jones at presspr(at)illicitencounters(dot)co(dot)uk or call 02088199936. Illicit Encounters has a wealth of statistics on infidelity and related subjects, as well as many strong female and male case studies, available to talk candidly about their experiences.

IllicitEncounters.com is a trademark of Online Tech Support Ltd.
Address - Online Tech support Ltd., Office 404, 4th Floor,
Albany House, 324/326 Regent Street, London. W1B 3HH. Tel : 02088199936

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