Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn by The Numbers

VIDEO: The golfer and Olympic skier posted on Facebook that they are a couple.

Golfer Tiger Woods and skier Lindsey Vonn, arguably the best athletes in their respective sports, have announced that they are officially dating, ending months of rumors and speculation.

Rich, famous and good looking, the tabloids would have likely pounced on the pair's budding romance no matter what. But the relationship is all the more intriguing on account of Woods's checkered past. A 2009 argument with his then-wife Elin Nordegren unearthed a scandalous history of cheating. The news upturned the golfer's squeaky clean image overnight and made the duffer one of the country's most watched divorcees.

But what do Woods and Vonn really have in common? We break them down by the numbers.


Number of divorces between them. Woods split from wife Elin Nordegren in 2010, following a very public break-up. Vonn divorced her husband and manager Thomas Vonn in 2011.

$100 million

Reported settlement Woods paid Nordegren as part of their divorce agreement.


Woods' rank on the Forbes Highest Paid Athletes List.

$59.4 million

Woods's net earnings, according to Forbes, including $55 million in endorsements alone. Woods still has deals with Nike, EA, NetJets, Upper Deck and Rolex.

$3 million

Vonn's earnings, mostly from endorsements. Vonn primarily endorses Under Armor, but is also sponsored by Head, Red Bull, Oakley and Rolex.


Length in feet of Woods's yacht named "Privacy." The couple were seen together onboard the $20 million boat in the days before they went public with their relationship.


Number of major championships Woods has won, including four Masters.


Number of medals Vonn won at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics: one gold and one silver.


Difference in age between Woods and Vonn. He's 37 and she's 28.


Number of knee surgeries between them. Vonn tore her right knee following a Super G crash at the World Championships in Schladming, Austria, in February. Woods underwent reconstructive surgery on his left knee in 2008.


The reported number of women with whom Woods was alleged to have cheated while married to Nordegren.

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