Tiger Woods confirms he is dating champion skier Lindsey Vonn

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Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods

(CNN) — Golfing great Tiger Woods has confirmed he’s dating champion skier Lindsey Vonn.

The golfer posted on his Facebook page that he and Vonn “have been friends for some time” but became close in the last few months and started dating.

He also posted pictures on his page along with a plea for privacy.

Vonn also confirmed the relationship on Facebook, adding that the secret wasn’t all that “well-kept.”

Woods divorced from his wife Elin Nordegren in 2010 after he admitted to cheating.