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The Life and Times of Tiger Woods

“I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for – getting paid for doing what you love.”- Tiger Woods (Eldrick Woods)

Early life of champion tiger woods

Eldrick Woods, now known as Tiger Woods was born on 30 December 1975 in Cypress, California. His father was an African-American whereas, her mother was Thai. Tiger was born with the talent and was only two when he started showcasing his skills in the ‘Good Morning America’ television show. At the age of three, he used to shoot a 48 over nine holes. At the age of 15, he won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship and the Junior Amateur title consecutively in 1992 and 1993 but lost the next championship with 6 holes.

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Honors

At the 1997 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, Woods shot a tournament-record of 270 over 72 holes and finished 12 strokes ahead of the rest of the field in one of the most dominating performances in the history of professional golf. He was the first player to finish the tournament at 12 under par and won with the largest winning margin at a major championship with 15 strokes. Steady progress made Tiger Woods tour champion in September 2018. Woods became the fifth player and the youngest, to complete the career Grand Slam of the four major championships by winning the British Open in the golf history on July 23, 2000. In April 5 2016, Tiger Woods attended the Champions Dinner.

Tiger Woods controversy

The controversy of an extramarital affair between Tiger and Rachel Uchitel. Then, in Orlando, Woods involved in an accident. His wife Elin Nordegren pulled Woods out of the vehicle.

Tiger Woods was the second oldest golfer who won a green jacket and the tournament too after 14 long years.  He achieved PGA Player of the Year record 11 times. Also, won the Byron Nelson Award for adjusting lowest average score for 8 times. Read similar motivating stories from here.

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