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Tiger Woods Biography

Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods or just 'Tiger Woods, as he is infamously known, is an American professional golfer whose achievements to date rank him among the most successful golfers of all time. Formerly he was the world number one pro golfer. Woods turned professional in 1996 and immediately signed deals with Nike, Inc. and Titleist that ranked as the most lucrative endorsement contracts in golf history at that time. By April 1997 he had already won his first major, the 1997 Masters in a record-breaking performance. Woods was named Sports Illustrated's 1996 Sportsman of the Year andPGA Tour Rookie of the Year. In April 1997, he won his first major, the Masters, becoming the tournament's youngest-ever winner.[53]Two months later, he set the record for the fastest-ever ascent to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Rankings.   In 2000, Woods achieved six consecutive wins, the longest winning streak since 1948. One of these was the 2000 U.S. Open, where he broke or tied nine tournament records in what Sports Illustrated called "the greatest performance in golf history." At the end of 2000, Woods had won nine of the twenty PGA Tour events he entered and had broken the record for lowest scoring average in tour history. Woods' victory in the 2001 Masters Tournament made him the first player to hold all four major professional golf titles at the same time. In 2006, Woods began dominantly, winning his first two PGA tournaments but failing to capture his fifth Masters championship in April. Woods continued to excel in 2007 and the first part of 2008. iN 2009 he performed well, including a spectacular performance at the 2009 Presidents Cup. From December 2009 to early April 2010, Woods took leave from professional golf to focus on his marriage after he admitted infidelity. This was followed by a loss of form, and his ranking gradually fell to a low of No. 58 in November 2011. He snapped a career-long winless streak of 107 weeks when he captured theChevron World Challenge in December 2011. As of February 3, 2013, he is ranked No. 2, after winning the Farmers Insurance Open for the 7th time. Woods profile has a number of golf records and impressive statistics. He has been awarded PGA Player of the Year a record ten times. He has more career major wins andcareer PGA Tour wins than any other active golfer. He was also the highest-paid athlete in the world according to Forbes for several years.  

Tiger Woods Latest News & Articles

Why is Tiger Woods the greatest of all time?
Why is Tiger Woods the greatest of all time?
Tiger Woods has won it all during his career.
Ex-adult film star Mia Khalifa slams Tiger Woods, asks him to play golf 'like Donald Trump'
Ex-adult film star Mia Khalifa slams Tiger Woods, asks him to play golf 'like Donald Trump'
Tiger Woods came in for some criticism again, this time, from Mia Khalifa.
Woods 'making progress' with latest comeback
Woods 'making progress' with latest comeback
Tiger Woods has offered no word on when he might resume his golf career, but gave a positive update on Sunday.
WWE Hell in a Cell 2017: 5 possible finishes to The New Day vs The Usos
WWE Hell in a Cell 2017: 5 possible finishes to The New Day vs The Usos
Who will be WWE Smackdown Live Tag Team Champions on Sunday?
Is Tiger Wood a good role model?
Is Tiger Wood a good role model?
Tiger Woods was arrested on DUI charges in Florida.
Tiger Woods arrested for driving under influence of alcohol in Florida
Tiger Woods arrested for driving under influence of alcohol in Florida
The troubled golfer was arrested on DUI charges.
Qualities of a Champion
Qualities of a Champion
Champions are born as a result of several years of determination, passion, and a strong will to succeed combined with profound self-belief.
Tiger Woods listed on the Masters interview schedule, sign of any committment?
Tiger Woods listed on the Masters interview schedule, sign of any committment?
Tiger missed the Masters in 2014 and 2016 due to his back issues and finished 13 strokes behind winner, Jordan Spieth in 2015.
The week in golf on social media: The Rock's big claim, Mark Wahlberg's winter practice and Jon Rahm's fearless driving
The week in golf on social media: The Rock's big claim, Mark Wahlberg's winter practice and Jon Rahm's fearless driving
Here we also take a look at Tiger's chances to play at the Masters and Tom Brady's Augusta appearance with Jordan Spieth
Fitness in Golf – a paradigm shift
Fitness in Golf – a paradigm shift
The golfer's power in the swing comes from a coordinated & explosive action taking place between the legs, core, shoulders, arms & the club.
Tiger Woods' chances to play the 2017 Masters appear slim
Tiger Woods' chances to play the 2017 Masters appear slim
Tiger Woods' future remains up in the air with speculation mounting that he will not be able to get ready in time to play the Masters.
Roger Federer lends support to injured Tiger Woods and hopes he can make it back
Roger Federer lends support to injured Tiger Woods and hopes he can make it back
Tiger Woods' future remains largely up in the air with a possible appearance at the Masters being mooted as his next start
Pat Perez: Tiger Woods knows "he can't beat anybody"
Pat Perez: Tiger Woods knows "he can't beat anybody"
Pat Perez believes Tiger Woods' career is over if he doesn't play at the Masters in April.
Jordan Spieth - 13 things you should know about "the potential next Tiger Woods"
Jordan Spieth - 13 things you should know about "the potential next Tiger Woods"
Jordan Spieth is a once in a generation phenomenon who is piling up wins at a rate not seen since Tiger Woods' years of domination
Is Tiger Woods over and done?
Is Tiger Woods over and done?
Tiger Woods' latest comeback attempt was halted as he withdrew in Dubai after just playing three competitive rounds in 2017. What's next?
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