TIGER WOODS has been caught by a security camera groping a mistress during a secret California tryst, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively.

The shocking images could cost him millions in a divorce war – and he could even lose his children, say sources.

"It’s Tiger’s worst nightmare!" a close source told The ENQUIRER. "It will help his wife Elin in a divorce – and cost him additional millions."

The footage is grainy and was recorded by a parking lot security camera some time in the last year, according to the close source.

"The photos show Tiger in an embrace with a young woman.

"If the photos become part of Elin’s divorce action, they may be the most expensive photos in history."

Also in jeopardy is 35-year-old Tiger’s ability to gain shared custody of his two children if the security footage is used to portray him as unstable, say experts.

The ENQUIRER obtained a detailed description of the photos from a source and the potent putter can be seen passionately holding the as-yet-unidentified woman.

"The tall, slinky woman, wearing boots and a clingy knit dress, seems very happy in Tiger’s embrace in the deserted parking lot," said the close source.

"The pair hold each other, obviously physically involved, and then climb into a black SUV.

"Elin will be furious when she sees the footage.  The photos are being offered to her attorneys, and would be absolute dynamite in a divorce hearing."

"Elin had been told that her husband was in Las Vegas at a sports event when the photos prove that he actually had ducked out to California and was hooking up with one of his floozies," revealed the close source.

Famed New York divorce attorney Raoul Felder, who is not involved in Tiger’s case but is following it closely, told The ENQUIRER: "If his wife gets her hands on incriminating photos, it could affect child custody or child support."

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