Tiger Woods Biography
Tiger Woods was born Eldrick Tont Woods on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California. As a child, he was already called “Tiger” by his father. Even before he was eight years old, he already started playing golf and was considered a child prodigy. Still very young, Tiger has already appeared on television, showing off his golf-playing skills.
During his undergraduate years in Stanford University, Tiger continued to play golf. At this point, he had garnered golf titles in the U.S. for amateur divisions. He then …show more content…
Open titles, four US PGA titles, three US Masters titles and three Open Championship titles. In 2003, Tiger garnered five wins at the Western Open and the Buick International, while in 2004, Tiger managed to win one championship during the PGA Tour.
Outside of the course, Tiger’s life was just as blissful. In October 2004, he married his long-time girlfriend, Swedish model Elin Nordegren. In 2005, Tiger went back to win six championships in 2005. He also won the year’s PGA Tour Player of the Year, making it his seventh in the span of nine years. In 2006, Tiger also won another PGA Championship and the British Open. This was despite the death of his father whom he considers as his greatest mentor and best friend.
Things went back to being great again in 2007 when his wife Elin gave birth to their first child, daughter Sam Alexis. After a few months of break, Tiger won the PGA Championship and the World Golf Championship later that year. In that same year, he won the BMW Championship, the Tour Championship and was named PGA Player of the Year. He also received his eighth Arnold Palmer