Paulina Gretzky engaged to golfer Dustin Johnson

August 19, 2013

(Sam Greenwood / Getty Images)

Remember when Paulina Gretzky had to back away from Twitter at the urging of her father, hockey great Wayne Gretzky, because of raunchy photos she’d posted?

(Sam Greenwood / Getty Images)
Gretzky at the PGA Championship. (Sam Greenwood / Getty Images)

Well, Wayne’s little girl is settling down. She and her boyfriend, PGA golfer Dustin Johnson, announced their engagement over the weekend via Twitter and Instagram, where Gretzky put up a photo of the couple smooching and captioned it: “Never Been Happier @djohnsonpga.”

And Johnson posted a close-up pic of Gretzky’s hand and rock on Instagram with the caption: “She said yes!!!!! @paulinagretzky.”

The two have been dating officially since the beginning of the year and first were linked when Gretzky watched Johnson win the Tournament of Champions. That’s been his only victory of the year.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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