Tiger Woods is a professional golfer born in Cypress, California. He had a record score at the US Masters at Augusta in 1997 when he was 21. He became the first African American and the youngest man to win the title. Tiger Woods won 13 majors and renowned as the PGA Player of the Year for around 10 times within next 12 years. But he suffered from personal problems in 2009 and he struggled to restore his top form.
Woods became the first player in the 2001 Masters Tournament who held all the four important professional golf titles alike, though not in the same year. After his stellar performances in 2001 and 2002 when he constantly dominated the tour, his career hit a slump. In 2003 and 2004, he didn’t win anything major. In September 2004, he lost his #1 position at the Official World Golf Rankings to Vijay Singh.
In 2005, Woods made a grand entry by winning 6 official money events on PGA Tour and reclaimed the top position in July after losing it to Singh.
Full Name: EldrickTont Woods a.k.a. Tiger Woods
Date of Birth: 30th Dec, 1975
Marital status: Married
Occupation: Professional Golfer
Net Worth: $700 million
Height: 6′ 1″ (185 cm)
Source of Income: Golf, Endorsements
Hobbies: Water Sports, Fishing, Working Out, Car Racing and Boating
Woods started his career as a pro golfer in August 1996 and signed endorsement contracts with Inc, Nike, and Titleist. He signed the most profitable endorsement deals in the history of golf at that time. Woods was titled as PGA Tour Rookie of the Year and Sportsman of the Year of Illustrated 1996. He won the Masters and became the youngest-ever winner of the tournament in April 1997. He set yet another record for the fastest ascent ever in the Official World Golf Rankings after two months. Woods recorded 8 wins in 1999 season, along with the PGA Championship which was not achieved since 1974, after a power-packed year 1998.
Woods achieved 6 consistent wins in 2000. It was the longest streak since 1948. He broke 9 tournament records in 2000 US Open and given the “greatest performance in the golf history”. Woods won by 15-stroke margin and earned $800,000 and became the youngest golfer who earned Career Grand Slam.
EldrickTont Woods a.k.a. Tiger Woods was born on 30th Dec, 1975 in Cypress, California. In 2006, he experienced a huge personal loss when his father passed away due to prostate cancer. Despite his grief, Woods made an entry to Golf and won various events, including the British Open and PGA Championship. He earned various professional and personal wins next season. On June 2007, he had first child, Sam Alexis Woods. He won the PGA Championship and World Golf Championship the same year. The winning ways of Woods continued on the next month and he earned the top position at the Tour Championship and the BMW Championship.