Tiger and Lindsey say Hello, World together with some special photos
By Stephanie Wei under Gossip
Tiger Woods

Tiger’s Vonn and Only: Facebook Official!

SHUT THE FRONT DOOR. Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are officially banging dating. Naturally, the happy couple went public about their relationship in the most Tiger way possible — perfectly timed statements and professional photos of the pair on Twitter and Facebook.

Tiger posted on his page:

This season has been great so far and I’m happy with my wins at Torrey and Doral. Something nice that’s happened off the course was meeting Lindsey Vonn. Lindsey and I have been friends for some time, but over the last few months we have become very close and are now dating. We thank you for your support and for respecting our privacy. We want to continue our relationship, privately, as an ordinary couple and continue to compete as athletes.

And from Lindsey:

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. I don’t plan on addressing this further as I would like to keep that part of my life between us, my family and close friends. Thank you for understanding and your continued support! xo LV

Nope, it wasn’t a secret. We already knew, or assumed so much — I mean, who stops in Austria on the way to Dubai for an overnight trip? And you don’t just send your private jet to come to the rescue of merely a friend. Well, probably not Tiger at least (who is known for being frugal).

But to make it public on Facebook?! — with professional pictures together, no less. Well, that means it’s officially serious!

I know I’m not alone in feeling weirded out about the posed pictures, right?

A few things before I jet off to the airport: 1) The comments section on Lindsey’s FB wall are kinda funny in a sophomoric way and worth browsing through (but I know you guys can do better, so be sure to leave your thoughts below);

2) Deadspin tweeted an old classic from Tiger’s Sex Scandal;

3) I wonder if we’ll spot Lindsey at Bay Hill, where Tiger is the defending champion, this week. After all, they probably chose to go Facebook official today for a reason. Don’t worry, I’ll have my stalking sensor on high alert.

That’s all.