Paulina Gretzky, Dustin Johnson welcome baby boy

Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky are proud parents.

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Dustin Johnson and fiancee Paulina Gretzky welcomed their first child into the world Monday in Los Angeles, according to a statement released by Johnson’s agent on Tuesday evening.

"Paulina and I are happy to announce the arrival of our baby boy, who was born in Los Angeles on Monday morning," Johnson wrote in the statement. "Both Paulina and the baby are healthy, resting comfortably and in great spirits!

"We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received and plan to release further details in the coming days!"

Johnson, an eight-time winner on the PGA Tour, took a leave of absence from competitive golf last July to "seek professional help for personal challenges." He denied that cocaine use was the reason.

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