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Is Paulina Gretzky Dustin Johnson's secret weapon?

January 08, 2013

Dustin Johnson had a good day on Monday. The PGA Tour star finally got to start his regular season and he looked in mid-season form, firing rounds of 69 and 66 to grab a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the weather-shortened Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

Oh yeah, he had a special guest in his gallery.

Paulina Gretzky, the daughter of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky (and 2010 Golf Digest U.S. Open Challenge contestant) and Janet Jones, followed DJ as he took apart Kapalua's Plantation Course (He would go on to win the event by four shots). Not familiar with the Instagram star? Have a look below at these photos taken on Monday:


We hate to speculate on tour players' relationship statuses, but Johnson and Gretzky have been seen together all week in Kapalua, including out at night. This also isn't the first time DJ has had company in Hawaii. Two years ago, LPGA star Natalie Gulbis followed Johnson around at the season-opening event and confirmed the two had started dating. Unfortunately, that relationship wound up lasting about as long as a Kapalua wind delay.

UPDATE: Gretzky posted of her and Johnson on Instagram Thursday night: