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Tiger Woods' late father Earl's house had pornography playing 24/7, according to a new book

And it is claimed one young female who sat on Earl's lap while wearing

a mini-skirt was immediately hired as his executive travel assistant.

Woods, 42, lost his dad in 2006 at the aged of 74 and memorably broke down in tears after winning that year's Open, with then-caddie Steve Williams pointing to the sky in apparent tribute to the star's dad.

But before the ex-Special Forces soldier passed, his home in Cypress, California, reportedly became a 'house of horrors' with sexual favours carried out whenever he wanted.

The book, Tiger Woods, written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian, claims: "By 2000 Earl had largely stopped showing up at Tour events and the scene at Tiger's childhood home had gotten out of hand.

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"Women came and went. Pornography played steadily on the television.

"Sex toys were stuffed in drawers and sexual favours were performed at Earl's request.



"'It was a house of horrors,' recalled a former employee. 'Every drawer, every cabinet.'"

It is not known how much Tiger was aware of his dad's activities, but those who witnessed it were shocked.

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The book goes on: "At one point a young woman who showed up for a job interview wearing a super-short mini-skirt and cropped halter top promptly took a seat on Earl's lap and hugged him.

"She was immediately hired to be his executive travel assistant."

Earl's habits, which in addition to porn included drinking and smoking, "drove a wedge between him and his family".

But the No 1 rule in the house was always to keep quiet about what was going on, because "part of being a Woods was keeping secrets all in the family".

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