Tiger Woods and his new girlfriend Alyse Lahti Johnston go way back. As in they’ve known each other for like 15 years. She’s 22. It’s a little weird.
Alyse Lahti Johntson’s stepfather lives next door to Woods in Windermere, Fla., and is an executive with AIG, the agency that represents Tiges.
The golf great’s GF drew him crayon drawings before his tournaments to wish him luck when she was just seven years old, sources tell Us.
Let that strange imagery sink in and the inappropriate jokes commence.
“They had photos in their house of their family with Tiger,” a pal told the celeb gossip rag. “But Alyse never said she was interested in him!”
Really? Get outta town. Maybe ’cause her age was one digit at the time?
Anyway, that was then. This is now, as they pair began dating after seeing each other at a New Year’s function thrown by her stepfather.
“Tiger Woods has been my next door neighbor for 15 years and Alyse has known him all her life,” Alistair Johnston told the UK’s Sun.
“They are part of the same crowd that are the same age and go to the gym and out to dinner together. Do they spend time together? Yes.”
A former classmate of Alyse’s says: “She sent a BBM to a mutual friend of ours saying she didn’t consider herself Tiger’s girlfriend.”
“They were just having a good time hooking up’.
“She is a really nice girl, smart and super friendly. And she’s also a bit of a wild child. She definitely likes to have fun,” the friend added.
That she does. Sometimes too much, just like Tiges. Alyse told police she ‘wanted to die’ after she was busted for DUI last October.
According to an Orlando Police Department report, the blonde beauty’s vehicle rear-ended a truck causing it to flip on Florida’s I-4.
Officers say the petite blonde emerged from her car with severely bloodshot eyes and proceeded to slur her words and stumble.
Bizarrely, she claimed she hadn’t eaten anything apart from an apple for two days, and had only slept for 45 minutes in four days.
She later told officers she had drunk two ‘tiny’ glasses of wine six hours before, but the report contains this hilarious footnote:
An officer asked her to rate her sobriety on a scale of 0-10, with 0 being sober and 10 being impaired. She replied: “f*%king 10.”
She’s a handful, it sounds like.