James would love a meeting with Elin, but until then she'll go back to her home in Los Angeles. She has a cosmetics line in the works, some upcoming TV roles and later this month the release of her new movie, The 11th Hole. Title isn't that hard to figure out, is it?

Maintains James, "I'm not exploiting anything or anyone."

Neither, so he says, is Taborn, the 37-year-old impersonator. Like Tiger, he's immaculate in his dress—black Nike cap, red golf shirt—and stoic mannerisms. For eight years he's made a decent living doing photo shoots or traveling to golf tournaments as a Woods look-alike.

But today in Dallas is the first day of the rest of his life.

"I'm playing the 'Bad Tiger,'" Taborn said. "I'm scared shitless."

Taborn, who is a 23 handicap by the way, hits it off with James. They share stories in the limo and over dinner at The Lodge. He contemplates joining her at Plush late Friday night, but his looks are both gift and curse.

"I have trouble just going out and being Mark," he says. "Sometimes people point and look and talk. I can't believe Tiger goes through that every day. It's horrible."

As a parting gift, James is left with memories—and a tattoo. Going down her spine starting at the base of her neck are the words Loyalty and Patience.

"I got them because that's what I promised Tiger," she said. "He liked to see them when he was back there...doing stuff."

James seems conflicted about her relationship with Woods, at times lamenting the decision to strike up an affair with a married man and at others stubbornly clinging to the fond memories of a special bond with a unique man.

"How has it changed me? I think that's still open for discussion," she said. "I mean, there are times when I still find myself sorting through it all. I loved him.

"But at the same time I never really expected him to leave his wife. I'm not stupid."

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