Eldrick Tont is an American golfer worldwide famous as Tiger Woods. He is the all-time great and favorite golfer of the world. Tiger Woods earned first place at the 2018 PGA Tour Championship. He got second place in Men’s Major Championship. In 2019 masters he gained everyone’s favorite fifth green jacket. He was also elected to the “World Hall Of Fame”. He was ranked 26 in Forbes magazine for “America’s Richest Entrepreneurs”.
Tilda Woods gave birth to Tiger Woods son of Mr. Earl on 30 December 1975, in Cypress, California. He has three siblings from his stepmother and his father’s early wife. Earl jr. and Kevin are his stepbrother and stepsister Royce. Tiger Woods’s father is a former U.S army officer. He also fought in the Vietnamese war. His mother is a native of Thailand.
She is a mix of Thai, Chinese and Dutch. Tiger calls itself a “Cablinasian”. His name Tiger was named after his father’s beloved friend Vuong Dang Phong, who had been known as Tiger. Woods spent his childhood in Orange County, California. He earned his hunger for golf from his father when he taught him to golf at the age of 2 years.
Tiger Woods appears in “The Mike Douglas Show” in 1978. He showed off his magnificent skills at the Navy course by his successful score of 49 balls over 9. He made his appearance at Golf Digest and ABC’s “That’s Incredible” at the age of just 5 years. His first major National Junior Tournament was at the of 13 years.
Woods enrolled himself in Western High School in Anaheim. He gained his title of “U.S Junior Amateur Champion” and was the first one in his age group to receive it. Jim Liu was the one who slashed this record of him in 2010. In “Nissan LOS Angeles Open” he gained popularity by winning the title of “Golf Digest Amateur Player of The Year” in his 1st PGA league. “Golf World Player of the Year” and “Golfweek Amateur of the Year” are the other titles he won during his early career. Tiger completed high school in 1994.
Woods chose Stanford University in 1994 NCAA Champions. He studied his major in economics in college. Tiger was one who won the ” Pac-10 Player of the Year” as he defended his title of “U.S Amateur” at the Newport Country Club in Rhode Island. He also voted for “NCAA First Team All-American” and “Stanford’s Mae Freshman of the Year”.
Woods participated at his first PGA Tour Major, the 1995 Masters at the age of 19 and became the 41st only amateur to make the cut. Exactly two-years later, he won the tournament with 12 strokes. He won the “U.S Amateur” back to back three times in 1996 and the “NCAA Individual Golf Championship”.
He made a mind-numbing amateur aggregate score of 281 and won a silver medal at “The Open Championship”. He left the college after two years in order to become a professional golf player. In left California in 1996. According to his interview in 2013 he stated the reason of his act to be the high taxes.
On August 20, 1996, Tiger started to pave his path in his professional career. He got huge brand deals like in Nike and Titleist and also signed them. This deals gave him huge popularity among youngsters. In 2003 he won “Buick Invitational” and the “Western Open”. The next year, but sadly he was able to win only one official PGA Tour Championship in coming next year.
Tiger showed his aggressive nature for golf and took away 6 championships back to back in year 2005. This in result help him and everbody gave him the title of the “PGA Tour Player of the Year”. He remain consistent in his title for about seven times for whole nine years.
He continued to dominate the world with his excellent skills and talent. After the birth of his daughter Sam Alexis Wood, on June 18, 2007 he took a break to spend his time with his daughter. He again shine his charisma and took away the “World Golf Championship” and the “PGA Championship” in August 2007. He paced up with his victory at the “BMW Championship” and “The Tour Championship”.
He got his Arnold award eight time for earning large amount of money than others. Tiger participated in major championship first time in 11 years and survived final round 2 under 70. He revived his chance of reaching the record 18 held by Nicklaus by winning fifth time at the Masters and the 15th major title of his career. Tiger earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump on May 6, 2020.
Tiger Woods met Elin Nordegren in 2001 Open Championship. They engaged on November 2003 and tie knots on October 5, 2004 at the Sandy lane resort in Barbados and lived in Florida. Elin gave birth to their first child Sam Alexis in 2007 and second in 2009 and named him Charlie Axel.
He took a break from his professional career to resolve marital tension with his then-wife. Later, Woods got arrested on May 29, 2017 near his Jupiter Island, Florida at about 3:00 A.M. He fell asleep in his car under the influence of drugs, which was not moving in traffic lane while the engine was on.
On July 3, 2017, he specified in his tweet to gear up with the unnamed problem he had to live through a exhausted treatment on July 2017. Tiger’s Attorney Douglas Duncan registered a plea of impeccability on behalf of him on August 9, 2017. He agreed to participate in first-time DUI program and on October 27, 2017 Woods was pleaded guilty for rash driving.
Tiger woods have earned all this money from on-field and off-field works like his salary, endorsements, paid appearances, and commercials.