The Story Behind Garth Brooks’ Divorce That Cost Him Millions

The Love History: How did Garth Brooks and Sandy Mahl meet?

Garth Brooks‘ first wife, Sandy Mahl, first caught Brooks’ attention after she threw a punch and got her hand stuck in a women’s restroom in a bar. Apparently, it was love at first swing for the couple who soon dated while attending Oklahoma State University. Brooks and Mahl bonded over music, and soon after graduating, the two moved to Nashville, where Mahl played a pivotal role in Brooks’ career. She was even credited in two of Garth Brooks’ songs from his first album. 

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