Tiger Woods is a professional golfer who plays for the United States. He competes in the PGA Tours. He holds numerous records in golf. He is the most famous golfer in history. Performing an outstanding from school to amateur golf he career he turns professional in 1996. He accomplished 3 victories on PGA Tour. In 1997, he became number one in the Official World Golf Rankings.
Tiger Woods’s Club Career:
Wood’s birthplace is in Cypress, California. Their parents are Earl and Kultida Woods. Edrick was his 1st name. It was chosen by his mother. His father was a retired U.S. Army Officer.
Amateur Golf Career:
Growing up in Orange County in California, Wood’s father introduced wood to golf before the age of 2. At the age of 15, Wood became the youngest U.S. Junior Amateur Champion. He completed his 1st PGA Tour event in the Nissan Los Angeles Open. In 1992, he was the first two-timmer winner in U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Wood accomplished his 3rd consecutive U.S. Junior Amateur Championship in the same year. He graduated from Western High School. He was on the high school’s golf team under coach Don Crosby.
College Golf Career:
Wood was in Stanford University in 1994 and won his 1st college event in the 40th Annual Willian H. Tucker Invitational. He accomplished his title in the Newport Country Club in Rhode Island. At the of 19, he attended his 1st PGA Tour in the Masters 1995. In 1996, he was the 1st golfer to victories of 3 consecutive U.S. Amateur titles and also won the NCAA Individual golf championship. In the Open Championship, he won the silver medal.
In 1996, Woods became a professional golfer who signed advertising deals with Nike, Inc, and Titleist. In 1998, he accomplished the 1999 season with 8 wins. In 2000, he accomplished 6 victories in consecutive events on the PGA Tour. He won the check “$800k from the U.S. Open.
This year he achieved Career Grand Slam as the youngest golfer. In 2001, he accomplished the victory of the Masters 2001. He earned the name “Tiger Slam” by winning 4 consecutive major professional golf titles. In 2005, Wood won six PGA Tour events. In 2006, he started to dominate by winning his 1st two PGA Tournament. After the death of his father, he continued his game in 2007. In 2008, he was rest due to his knee surgery but started his game again at the end of the year. In 2009, he lost his 1st time PGA championship. In 2012, he won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for his 1st PGA Tour Victory. In 2015, he missed the cut in the PGA Championship due to his back surgery and also missed the Augusta National.
In 2015, he had a second back surgery and also missed again the PGA Championship. In 2017, he had been arrested on suspicion of DUI. Later he pleads guilty then prosecutors drop the DUI charge. At the end of 2017, he came back to competition in the Hero World Challenge. In 2018, he attended the British Open and accomplished in a tie for 6th. Then he was runner-up in the PGA Championship to Brooks Koepka. He won the PGA Tour Championship which was his 80th career victory. In 2019, he accomplished the Masters with the 5th green jacket. In 2020, he was out of the game due to again 5th back surgery. In 2021, he was also out of the game owing to a car accident in Los Angeles. At the end of 2021, he declared that he would play the PNC Championship with his son charlie.
PGA Tour wins- 82
European Tour wins- 41
Japan Golf Tour wins- 3
Asian Tour wins- 2
PGA Tour of Australasia wins- 3
Other wins- 17
Amateur wins- 21
wins: 15 times
2nd: 7 times
3rd: 4 time
Top- 5: 33 times
Top-10: 41 times
Top-25: 59 times
Cut Made: 76
Tiger Woods’s Biography:
|Real Name||Edrick Tont Woods|
|Height (approx)||1.85 m ( 6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight (approx)||In Kilograms- 84 kg (approx)
In Pounds- 185 lbs (approx)
|Date of Birth||30 December 1975|
|Birth Place||Cypress, California|
|Ethnicity||Mixed in White, Black, Thai, Chinese, and American Indian|
|Father’s Name||Earl Woods|
|Mother’s Name||Kultida Woods|
|Marital Status||In a relationship|
|Children||2 ( Mother: Elin Nordegren [divorce])|
|Source of Income||Monster Energy, Gatorade, TaylorMade, Rolex, and Nike.|
|Salary (approx)||$4 Million + (Monthly)
$50 Million +(Yearly)
|Net Worth||$1.1 Billion|
Tiger Woods’s Age, Height, and Weight:
Wood is now 46 years old. His height is 6 ft 1 in ( 1.85 m ). His weight is 84 kg (185 lbs).
Tiger Woods’s Net Worth:
Wood’s net worth is $1.1 Billion.
Tiger Woods’s Salary and Endorsement:
Woods earns almost $4 million plus monthly and $50 million plus yearly. His endorsement is Monster Energy, Gatorade, TaylorMade, Rolex, and Nike.
Tiger Woods’s Wife and Children:
Woods’s wife was Elin Nordegren. They have been 2 children Charlie (son) and Sam( daughter). She was divorced in 2010. Now he is in a relationship with Erica Herman since 2017.
Tiger Woods’s Awards and Achievements:
- World Golf Hall of Fame:2021 (member page)
- PGA Tour Rookie of the Year: 1996
- PGA Player of the Year: 1997, 99, 2000, 01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 09, 13
- PGA Tour Player of the Year: 1997, 99, 2000, 01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 09, 13
- PGA Tour leading money winner: 1997, 99, 2000, 01, 02, 05, 06, 07, 09, 13
- Vardon Trophy: 1999, 2000, 01, 02, 03, 05, 07, 09, 13
- Byron Nelson Award: 1999, 2000, 01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 09
- FedEx Cup Champion: 2007, 09
- Presidential Medal of Freedom: 2019