Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer. He took first place in PGA Tour wins, placed second in major men's championships and holds several golf records. Woods is widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time and one of the most famous athletes in the world. He was elected to the Golf World Hall of Fame. After a stellar amateur, college and amateurs golf career, Woods became a professional in 1996 at the age of 20. equals 12 strokes in a record performance. He reached number one in the world rankings for the first time in June 1997, less than a year after turning pro. During the first decade of the 21st century, Woods was the dominant force in golf. He was the top ranked golfer in the world from August 1999 to September 2004 and again from June 2005 to October 2010.
|Full name||Eldrick Tont Woods|
|Born||December 30, 1975, Cypress, California|
|Residence||Jupiter Island, Florida|
|College||Stanford University, (two years)|
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour (joined 1996)|
|PGA Tour||82 (Tied 1st all time)|
|European Tour||41 (3rd all time)|
|Japan Golf Tour||3|
|PGA Tour of Australasia||3|
|Masters Tournament||Won: 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2019|
|U.S. Open||Won: 2000, 2002, 2008|
|The Open Championship||Won: 2000, 2005, 2006|
|PGA Championship||Won: 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007|
|World Golf Hall of Fame||2021 (member page)|
|PGA Tour, Rookie of the Year||1996|
|PGA Player of the Year||1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013|
|PGA Tour, Player of the Year||1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013|
|PGA Tour, leading money winner||1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013|
|Vardon Trophy||1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013|
|Byron Nelson Award||1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009|
|FedEx Cup Champion||2007, 2009|
|Presidential Medal of Freedom||2019|
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|IMDb||Tiger Woods's IMDb|
Champion golfer who won over 100 Tour events and became the youngest player to complete the PGA Career Grand Slam. He has won 15 majors, including 5 Masters Tournaments.
He started playing golf before the age of two under the tutelage of his father Earl Woods, who was one of Kansas State University's first African-American college baseball players.
He was named after Col. Vuong Dang Phong, who was a friend of his father and was also called Tiger.
He was born to Earl and Kultida Woods. He had two children, Sam and Charlie, with Elin Nordegren, whom he married in 2004 and divorced in 2010. He then dated Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn from 2013 to 2015.
Phil Mickelson developed a reputation for finishing second to Woods, but he eventually won his share of major tournaments.
- Category Tiger Woods
- Most PGA Tour win in one year
- Stanford Cardinal Men's Golfers
- Grand Slam Champion Golfers Career Men
- African-American Golfers
- Anaheim, CA athlete
- Laureus OK_TM_VZ World Sports Award Winner! American Buddhists
- The World Golf Hall of Fame is presented
- Competitors of the American Ryder Cup
- Big winner of the OK_TM_VZ men's golf championship! California Golfers
- Those named in the Panama Papers
- OK_TM_VZ Golf Writer and Announcer! The recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Latest information about Tiger Woods updated on June 14 2021.