Source: Elin Woods "Let Her Hair Down" on New Year's Eve

Celebrity News Jan. 2, 2010 AT 11:57AM
Source: Elin Woods "Let Her Hair Down" on New Year's Eve Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

When the clock struck midnight on January 1, Elin Woods wasn't just greeting the new, hopefully better year: she was celebrating her 30th birthday. For the post-Christmas week and beyond, the wife of embattled golfer Tiger Woods has surrounded herself with family and friends for a super-luxe ski getaway in France's Chamonix Valley, UsMagazine.com has learned.

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And on New Year's Eve, Woods et al ventured from their five-star, $12,500-a-week chalet to a local restaurant for a festive meal.

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"Elin was happy, smiling, and seemed to have finally let her hair down," an eyewitness tells UsMagazine.com of the intimate celebration. "This trip must have done wonders for her."

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For New Year's Day (and her birthday) Elin had a quiet, cozy day inside the luxurious chalet. Although the London Sun identified Elin skiiing in a Friday photograph, it was actually her sister Josefin (with her husband Daniel) who hit the slopes on Jan. 1, sources confirm to Us.

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In happier times, Elin and her husband likely celebrated their birthdays together: Tiger, who has not been photographed since early November, turned 34 Dec. 30. On Friday, AT&T became the latest corporate sponsor to drop the golfer -- on a professional hiatus since he admitted his "infidelity" in early December.

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