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Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods is an American professional golfer. He is one of the most accomplished golfers of all time. He is also one of the most famous athletes of the 21st century. He is well known as Tiger Woods
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Key Facts & Information
Early Life and Education
- Tiger Woods was born December 30, 1975 in Cypress, California to Earl and Kultida Woods.
- He has three half siblings from his father’s first marriage.
- He grew up in Orange County, California.
- He graduated from Western High School in 1994 when he was 18 years old.
- Tiger Woods used to stutter as a boy but overcame it by talking to his dog and by taking a class to help him stop.
- He was nicknamed “Urkel” in college.
- Tiger Woods was introduced to golf by his father before he turned two years old.
- Tiger Woods shot a 48 over nine holes at the Navy course when he was three years old.
- Tiger Woods defeated his father for the first time when he was 11 years old. Even when his father played his best, Tiger defeated him every time from then on.
- At the age of 13, Tiger Woods competed in the 1989 Big I which was his first major national junior tournament.
- Tiger Woods became the youngest U.S. Junior Amateur champion when he was 15 years old.
- In 1994, Tiger Woods became the youngest winner of the U.S. Amateur Championship at the TPC at Sawgrass in Florida.
- When he was 20 years old, Tiger Woods became the first golfer to win three consecutive U.S. Amateur titles and won the NCAA individual golf championship in 1996.
- Tiger Woods was awarded Sports Illustrated’s 1996 Sportsman of the Year and the PGA Tour’s Rookie of the Year.
- On April 13, 1997, Tiger Woods won his first major, the Masters, and was awarded the tournament’s youngest winner at age 21. After two months, he had the fastest rise to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Rankings.
- In 2000, Tiger Woods won six continuous events on the PGA Tour, which was the longest winning streak since Ben Hogan in 1948.
- In the 2000 U.S. Open, Tiger Woods broke or tied with nine tournament records. Sports Illustrated called it “the greatest performance in golf history.”
- At age 24, Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to accomplish the Career Grand Slam.
- When Tiger Woods bagged the 2001 Masters, he became the only player to win four consecutive major professional golf titles.
- In January 2013, Tiger Woods won the Farmers Insurance Open by four shots for his 75th PGA Tour win. It was the seventh time he had succeeded in the event.
- In March 2013, Tiger Woods won the WGC-Cadillac Championship for the seventh time. It awarded him his 17th WGC title and first since 2009.
- In 2013, Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational which made him win the event for a record-tying 8th time.
- In May 2013, Tiger Woods bagged The Players Championship.
- After injuries, Tiger Woods went back in the champion’s circle for the 80th time in his PGA Tour career on September 23, 2018. He bagged the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club for the second time and that tournament for the third time.
- In 1999, Tiger Woods went through laser eye surgery.
- Tiger Woods got engaged to Elin Nordegren in November 2003 and got married on October 5, 2004 at the Sandy Lane Resort in Barbados. They lived in Orlando, Florida.
- Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren had a daughter in 2007 named Sam Alexis Woods and a son in 2009 named Charlie Axel Woods.
- Tiger Woods and his wife Elin divorced on August 23, 2010 after seven years of marriage.
Press Features and Advocacies
- Tiger Woods was formally inducted into the California Hall of Fame on December 5, 2007 at The California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts in Sacramento.
- In December 2009, Tiger Woods was awarded “Athlete of the Decade” by the Associated Press.
- The Tiger Woods Foundation was founded in 1996 by Tiger Woods and his father Earl, with the primary purpose of advocating golf for inner-city children.
- The Tiger Woods Foundation manages the Tiger Woods Learning Center, a facility in Anaheim, California. This learning center supplies college-access programs for indigent youth.
- Tiger Woods composed a golf instruction column for Golf Digest magazine from 1997 to February 2011.
- In 2001, Tiger Woods wrote a best selling golf instruction book entitled How I Play Golf.
- In March 2017, he published an autobiography, The 1997 Masters: My Story, which was co-authored by Lorne Rubenstein. It focused on his first Masters win.
Tiger Woods Worksheets
This is a fantastic bundle which includes everything you need to know about Tiger Woods across 23 in-depth pages. These are ready-to-use Tiger Woods worksheets that are perfect for teaching students about Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods who is an American professional golfer. He is one of the most accomplished golfers of all time. He is also one of the most famous athletes of the 21st century. He is well known as Tiger Woods.
Complete List Of Included Worksheets
- Tiger Woods Facts
- Tiger’s Life
- Awards and Achievements
- Tiger or False
- Woods Word Search
- When Tiger Was…
- Golf Vocabulary
- Best Golfers
- Tiger Says
- Headline of the Day
- Tiger Acrostics
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