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Originally posted 03/21/2013 10:35AM
Ever since Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn revealed their romance in simultaneous Facebook posts on Monday, the reaction from women has mostly been varying degrees of head-scratching.
Why would Vonn, 28, the fresh-faced skiing star and Olympic gold medalist, go for a man whose marriage-ending sex scandal arguably made him a poster child for whom not to date?
Apparently, the answer is simple. "Tiger makes Lindsey happy," says one Vonn pal. "She isn't concerned what others think. She trusts her instincts. She is very comfortable with the relationship."
Originally posted 03/18/2013 01:15PM
After staying mum for months about a rumored romance, Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are publicly stepping out as a couple.
In statements released simultaneously on Woods's official website and Vonn's Facebook page Monday afternoon, the athletic powerhouse duo confirmed their burgeoning relationship and posted a photo of themselves together.
"I guess it wasn't a well-kept secret but yes, I am dating Tiger Woods. Our relationship evolved from a friendship into something more over these past few months and it has made me very happy," says the Olympic skier, 28.
Originally posted 02/25/2013 08:30AM
Lindsey Vonn, who is working to rehab her injured knee, remains highly optimistic that she'll not only be back on the ski slopes but she'll be ready for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Speaking with Matt Lauer on Today" Monday, Vonn, 28, deflected any questions about reports of her dating of Tiger Woods, telling the host she preferred to keep her private life private. She says she is focused on regaining her career as America's top female downhill skier and defending Olympic gold medal winner.
Originally posted 02/24/2013 01:55PM
Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren, having finalized their divorce in August 2010, haven't been seen in each other's company for ages – but that changed on Saturday, according to TMZ.com.
The website – showing a photo of Woods, Nordegren and their son Charlie on the baseball diamond, with the youngster holding a baseball glove – reports that the parents were both in Jupiter, Fla., for a local youth sports event.
The golfer showed up first, with Charlie and his sister, Sam. Nordegren followed an hour later.
A member of Woods's crew told PEOPLE Sunday: "He's not getting back with Elin. That's never going to happen. They are co-parenting the children. Like any other mature adults, they have set aside their differences and are striving to be the best parents they can possibly be."
Originally posted 02/09/2013 06:00PM
It was quite the gesture.
After Lindsey Vonn suffered a devastating injury during the Alpine World Championships in Austria, she got a bit of help from Tiger Woods. Walking on crutches, Vonn – who tore two ligaments in her right knee and fractured her shin when she crashed on Tuesday – boarded Woods's private jet to return home.
Is it a sign that the rumored relationship between Woods and Vonn is heating up?
"Tiger and Lindsey have been friends for a while, and nothing started out romantically at all," a source tells PEOPLE. "But they really have a lot in common and got closer and closer. He still refers to her as 'my very good friend,' but he's been spending more and more time talking to her – and talking about her."
Originally posted 01/25/2013 07:05PM
Has Tiger Woods struck gold in his love life with Olympian Lindsey Vonn?
They have the Internet buzzing with dating rumors, following a report they have been spending time together in Antigua and skiing on the slopes of Austria this month.
True? Or should we be put this one on ice?
Woods's rep wasn't immediately available for comment, but Vonn's rep says the skier is thinking only of snow right now.
"Lindsey is currently in the midst of the World Cup season in Europe," her rep tells PEOPLE. "Her focus is solely on competing and on defending her titles and thus she will not participate in any speculation surrounding her personal life at this time."
Originally posted 12/06/2012 06:00AM
On Saturday, Westlake Village Inn Hotel in Westlake Village Calif., buzzed with excitement following Tiger Wood's 14th Annual World Challenge Golf Tournament.
Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell took home top honors, winning his second World Challenge. But the real celebration was happening at Bogies, the hotel's lakeside bar and lounge, which held the closing party for the tournament.
At Bogies, Tiger Woods stepped out dressed in jeans and beige sweater.
"He was all smiles as he danced the night away," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "At one point, he was surrounded by a group of six women on the club's dance floor."
The man of the hour, Woods requested songs alongside the deejay as the party went on.
– Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 06/11/2012 07:50PM
Tiger Woods's ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, may not be singing the blues – but she certainly knows how to wear them.
The former model, 32, was photographed lounging in the Bahamas over the weekend, clad in a skimpy royal blue bikini, sunglasses and a hat.
Nordegren, who's not shy about showing off her beach bod, is reportedly vacationing with her and Woods's two children – Sam, 4, and Charlie, 3 – according to Britain's Daily Mail.
Originally posted 06/01/2012 11:00AM
Move over, Tiger Woods.
There's a new pro golfer emerging in the family – his 21-year-old niece, Cheyenne Woods.
The younger Woods qualified this week for the upcoming U.S. Women's Open, which will be held in early July.
After four years of playing for Wake Forest University, Woods will make her professional golf debut next week at the Wegmans LPGA Championship as she gears up for the Open.
Here are three things to know about the phenom:
Originally posted 05/21/2012 02:35PM
Elin Nordegren is single and super sexy!
Tiger Woods's ex-wife, 32 – whose January split from Jamie Dingman was reported last week – was recently spotted flaunting her fit physique on the beach in Miami.
Sporting a hat and dark shades, a smiling Nordegren was clad in a teeny-weeny blue and yellow bikini.
According to what her friend told PEOPLE, Nordegren thinks that "Jamie's a great guy – and they're still friends – but … it was just too early [after her divorce] for her to get serious with anyone."
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