Tiger Woods reportedly romanced Lindsey Vonn while she was dating Kim Kardashian’s estranged husband Kris Humphries.
The star golfer acknowledged his romance with Olympic skier Vonn on March 18 after several months of speculation.
The 37-year-old and his 28-year-old girlfriend used simultaneous online announcements to confirm the relationship and posted pictures of themselves together.
“Lindsey and I have been friends for some time, but over the last few months we have become very close and are now dating,” Woods wrote on his website.
According to Us Weekly, the couple became official after Vonn broke it off with Humphries.
“Woods wasn’t Vonn’s only suitor. Bachelor number two was none other than Kim Kardashian ex Kris Humphries,” a source said.
As the magazine reports, both Vonn and Humphries are from Minnesota and were able to bond over their shared careers as athletes. Eventually Woods won her over.
Humphries meanwhile remains tangled in divorce proceedings with Kardashian despite the reality star being pregnant with her first child with boyfriend Kanye West.
The pair became a couple shortly after the end of her 72-day marriage to Humphries.
The basketball star is seeking to annul their marriage which he alleges was a fraud.
Woods made headlines with his own marital split from ex-wife Elin Nordegren in 2010.
The golfing champion was linked to a slew of women while still married to the Swedish model, with whom he has two children.
Vonn’s divorce from fellow Olympic skier Thomas Vonn was finalised in January. The couple had been married for over five years.