Lindsey Vonn says Tiger Woods is “goofy dorky.”


Tiger Woods, his girlfriend says, has his squirrelly moments. (Matt Sullivan / Getty Images)

Over the course of a life lived in the spotlight, many sides of Tiger Woods have been revealed. Some are sweet and touching. Some are brash and intimidating. Some are just downright ugly.

Now there’s this about the world No. 1 golfer: He’s “goofy dorky.”

Hoo-boy. Woods’s girlfriend, Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, made the big reveal in an interview with Katie Couric that will air on “Katie” (duh) today.

“He’s funny,” Vonn said. “He’s really laid-back. He’s a great guy. He’s always making jokes. very competitive, just like me. We have very similar personalities, but if there’s one thing I could say: he’s funny. He’s goofy, like dorky goofy.”

This came as a surprise to Couric — and possibly to Woods, too.

“He’s probably not going to be that excited that I just said that,” Vonn added.

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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Cindy Boren · November 5, 2013