Tiger Woods' Biography

Tiger Woods’ Biography

Eldrick Tont Woods was born on December 30, 1975, in California. Below the article we will discussed in detail Tiger Wood Biography. He is the only child of an African American Army officer father and a Thai mother.  He is best known as Tiger Woods.

Tiger Woods’ Biography
Tiger Wood’s Biography

Tiger Wood Biography/Winning History

When Woods was a child, his father used to call him “Tiger” in honor of his friend who had the same moniker.

At a young age, Woods learned to play golf. His father, an Earl, worked as his teacher and coach. By the age of eight, Woods had become much proficient at the game of golf.

He started showing off his talent on television shows such as Good Morning America.

Early Life and Early Golf Career

Tiger Woods' Biography/Early Career
Early life and early Golf career

Woods grew up in California. He was a child genius who was entered to golf before the age of two by his athletic father, Earl. Woods played at the par 3 Heartwell golf course in Long Beach, as well as some of the municipals in Long Beach.

In 1978, Woods put against comedian Bob Hope in a television appearance at a Show. At the age of three years, he shot a 48 over nine holes at the Navy course. At the age of five, he performed in Golf Digest and on ABC’s that’s Incredible.

Before turning seven, Woods won the Under Age 10 section of the Drive, Pitch, and Putt contest, held at the Navy Golf Course in California.

In 1984 at the age of eight, he won the 9–10 boys’ event, the youngest age group possible, at the Junior World Golf Championships.

He first broke 80 at age eight. He went on to get the Junior World Championships six times, including four back-to-back wins from 1988 to 1991.

At the age of 13, he participated in the 1989 Big I, which was his first major national junior tournament. In the final round, he was paired with pro-John Daly, who was then comparatively unknown in the Golf world.

Woods became the youngest winner of the Amateur Championship in 1994.

At the age of 19 years, Woods played in his first PGA Tour major, the 1995 Masters, and attached for 41st as the only amateur to cut to make. He won the match by 12 strokes.

At age 20 in 1996, he became the first golfer to win three back-to-back U.S. Amateur titles. At this age, he was the owner of the Golf master championship.

Professional Career of Woods

Tiger Woods' Biography/ Professional Career
Professional Career of Woods

In 2000, Woods won six progressive events on the PGA Tour, which was the longest champion streak since Ben Hogan did it in 1948. At the age of 24, Woods became the youngest golfer to achieve the Career Grand Slam.

At the end of 2000, Woods had won nine of the twenty PGA Tour competitions he started and had broken the record for lowest scoring average in tour history.

He was named the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of Year in 2000.

Woods won the Masters in 2001, and he became the only player to win four continuous major professional golf titles, although not in the same calendar year. This victory came to be known as the “Tiger Slam.”

Woods started dominantly in 2006, winning his first two PGA tournaments but failing to capture his fifth Masters’ championship in April 2006. Woods took some time off from the tour due to the death of his father in May 2006.

Woods had a much-anticipated entry to golf in 2009 when he played very well. His comeback included a magnificent performance at the 2009 Presidents Cup.

Woods started his 2012 season with two tournaments where he started well but struggled on the final rounds.

The year 2013 took a return of Woods’ dominating play. In January, he won the Farmers Insurance Open by four stokes for his 75th PGA Tour triumph. It was the seventh time he had won the competition.

Following a slow start to 2014, Woods had an injury during the final round of the Honda Classic and was unable to finish the match. He withdrew after the 13th hole, referring back pain.

In 2015, Woods switched from the Farmers Insurance Open after another back injury. In late 2015, Woods performed well at the Wyndham Championship finishing the tournament at 13-under, only four strokes behind the winner, and attached for 10th place.

Woods experienced back surgery in December 2016 and spent the next 15 months off the matches. He made his return to competing for golf in the Hero World Challenge.

In 2018, Woods finished one-shot back and tied for second at the Valspar Championship in Florida, his first top-five close on the PGA Tour since 2013. He then bound for sixth with a score of five-under-par at the 2018 Open Championship.

In 2019, Woods won the Masters, which was his first major championship victory in eleven years and his 15th major overall. At the age of 43, he became the second-best golfer ever to win the Masters, after Jack Nicklaus who was 46 when he triumph

Tiger Woods’ Wife

Tiger Woods' Biography/ Wife

In 2003, Woods became engaged to Elin Nordegren, a Swedish model, and daughter of the minister of migration Barbro Holmberg Thomas Nordegren.

They married on October 5, 2004, in Barbados, and lived at Isleworth, a community in Windermere, a suburb of Orlando, Florida.

Woods and his wife stated on September 2, 2008, that they were awaiting their second child in late winter. They greeted baby boy Charlie Axel Woods on February 8, 2009.

Woods’ Relationship with Lindsey Vonn

Tiger Woods' Biography
Woods’ Relationship with Lindsey Vonn

In 2013, the 37-year-old Woods verified to media outlets that he was dating 28-year-old Lindsey Vonn, a well-known alpine ski racer from Minnesota and four-time World Cup winner.

Championship History of Woods

1999WGC-NEC Invitational
1999WGC-American Express Championship
2000WGC-NEC Invitational
2001WGC-NEC Invitational
2002WGC-American Express Championship
2003WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
2003WGC-American Express Championship
2004WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
2005WGC-NEC Invitational
2005WGC-American Express Championship
2006WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
2006WGC-American Express Championship
2007WGC-CA Championship
2007WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
2008WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
2009WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
2013WGC-Cadillac Championship