Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn Officially Dating Via Awkward Facebook Photoshoot

Gabe Zaldivar@gabezalPop Culture Lead WriterMarch 18, 2013

Photo Credit: Tiger Woods' Facebook
Photo Credit: Tiger Woods' Facebook

When dating rumors run rampant on the Internet, you get yourself a professional photographer and update your Facebook. 

On Monday, Tiger Woods decided to end all of the speculation that he was dating Lindsey Vonn by releasing a few pictures of the two on Facebook and delivering the following statement

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.

You may have heard of engagement photos or wedding pictures. Well, here is the rare and equally awesome "Fine, we are totally doing it. Are you happy now?" pictures. 

Here, they stare, captivated by the wonder that is a bright and awesome future:

Here, they launch into the guttural laughter that only comes from a classic and hilarious quip from Woods. That guy is just so funny:

Here, they scoff at how miserable you all are by comparison:

And again:

I am sure many of you will now print these out, stick them in frames and brighten your own household immediately. Consider them visual potpourri to illuminate the dreariest of rooms. 

I think Awful Announcing really said it best. 

Awful Announcing @awfulannouncing

The only thing missing from Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn's Facebook photos is Sammy Sosa. http://t.co/blW0wG7DKc

Vonn decided to make a statement of her own on her Facebook page:

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

To recap: Vonn and Woods are totally dating, totally normal and totally happy. For evidence, please note the completely not awkward images above. 

For those uninitiated, Woods and Vonn, a famed alpine skier, had been linked together in a rumored romance for the past several months. 

Things really heated up back in February when Woods reportedly sent his private jet to pick up the injured skier from Austria, an act that screamed, "Those two are so hooking up."

And now we can confirm that they most certainly are. 

If this photoshoot is any indication of the type of hilarity we can expect from sport's newest power couple, I am all in. 

Take a seat and watch it all unfold, because this relationship is going to be very entertaining.

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