Tiger Woods – An American Professional Golfer

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Who is Tiger Woods?

Tiger Woods is an American competitive golfer. He was born on December 30, 1975, in California. Tiger is viewed as one of the most excellent athletes of all time, and one of the tremendous golfers in the history of the sport.

Tiger was born to Earl Woods and Kultida “Tida” Woods, with the birth sign Capricorn. He holds an American nationality. With the height of 6 feet 1 inch, and weigh about 84 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit.

Quick Info 
Celebrated NameTiger Woods
Birth DateDecember 30, 1975
Birth PlaceCalifornia
Star SignCapicorn
ParentsFather: Earl Woods
Mother: Kultida "Tida" Woods
Height6 feet 1 inch
Weight84 kg
WifeElin Nordegren (divorced)
Net Worth$740 million

Tiger Woods


Tiger, just at the age of three, shot 48 over 9 holes at the Navy Course. At the age of five, he featured in Golf Digest and on the “ABC That’s Incredible”. Eventually, at the age of eight, he went for the Junior World Golf Championship and won a 9-10 boys event. Likewise, at the age of 13, he played his first major national junior tournament, as the Big I of 1989. Furthermore, at the age of 15, he became the youngest US Junior Amateur champion.

Eventually, Tiger completed the Nissan Los Angeles Open, the first PGA Tour event. Moreover, he became the Golf Digest Amateur Player of the Year, Golfweek National Amateur of the Year, and likewise, Golf World Player of the Year. Also, in 1994, of the US Amateur Championship, he became the younger player. Meanwhile, at the age of 20, being the first golfer for winning three consecutive US Amateur titles, he also won the NCCA individual golf championship.

Tiger Woods won the first major, the Masters, on April 13, 1997. With the eight wins, he completed the season of 1999. Furthermore, in 2000, he won six consecutive events on the PGA Tour. Similarly, in 2001 Masters, he won major professional golf titles for four consecutive times. In 2005, Tiger won six PGA Tour, and in 2006, he won two PGA tournaments.

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More About His Career

Sadly, in 2008, he went through knee surgery, due to which he missed two months on the tour. After his recovery, he played the 2009 season and competed at the 2010 Masters in April. He completed tying for fourth place. Also, he missed several games in 2011, due to his leg injuries.

Later, in 2012, he played the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Moreover, in 2013, he won the Farmers Insurance Open. While in the final round of the Honda Classic, he could not finish the tournament in 2014, due to his injuries.

Meanwhile, on March 11, 2018, he completed one-shot back and ended in second place. This was his first top-five finish on the PGA Tour. Then, at the 2018 Open Championship, he tied for sixth with the score of five-under-par.

Personal Life of Tiger Woods

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Tiger married a Swedish model, Elin Nordegren, in 2004. Also, the couple has two children together; born in 2007 and 2009. However, they separated in 2010.

Later, in 2013, Tiger was in a relationship with Lindsey Vonn, who is a professional ski racer.

Net Worth

Tiger, along with earning massive popularity, has been able to earn a handsome amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $740 million, as of 2018. His annual salary is around $61.2 from his present club.

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