Report: Woods, Vonn broke up over Woods affair

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This story will leave you slapping your hand to your forehead. The reasons why will vary.

Less than two weeks after Tiger Woods and champion skier Lindsey Vonn announced the end of their nearly three-year relationship, a U.K.-based tabloid is claiming the couple didn't break up because of their hectic schedules, but rather a Woods affair in San Diego.

The Daily Mail claims a "close friend" -- they're always close, right? -- told the publication that Woods was unfaithful during the week of the Farmers Insurance Open. Woods withdrew from the tournament at Torrey Pines after 11 holes in Round 1, citing back problems. 

"He had a relapse in the sex department," the Daily Mail claims its source told them. "Lindsey found out about women again. Always while he's on the road. Just like when he was with (ex-wife) Elin (Nordegren)."

The story is littered with contradictions, strange word choices and, frankly, just doesn't make sense as told. The takeaway here, then, shouldn't be anything regarding the Woods-Vonn relationship, but that this story will be trotted out for most any woman Woods dates. 

Ryan Ballengee is a Yahoo Sports contributor. Find him on Facebook and Twitter.