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Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

Eldrick T. Woods Born on December 30, 1975 in Cypress of California. Tiger Woods has already established a career absolutely nothing lacking spectacular.

Earl Woods, his father, began teaching his son the sport when he only agreed to be a year old. In fact, Tiger's skills had been so good at this kind of young age it landed him a look on the Mike Douglas Show in 1978. The appearance of two-year-old Woods' put him facing legendary comedian Bob Hope in a very putting contest. At 3, he shot a 48 over nine holes at one of his hometown courses. When Tiger was five he appeared on television’s "That's Incredible" as well as in Golf Digest magazine.

Following winning six junior competitions between the ages of 8 and 15, Tiger took to become the youngest U.S. Junior Amateur Champion in history, a feat he would repeat the next year, creating him also the only player to ever win more than as soon as. Although even embark on to win it for the third consecutive time the year after. At 16 he competed within the Nissan Los Angeles Open, his initial PGA Tour event. At 18, Woods won the U.S. Amateur Championship, the youngest for doing that feat. Next, he went at Stanford University possibly at 19 successfully remained title of Amateur Championship, the other of 3 consecutive titles.

In August 1996 Tiger turned pro and immediately was named by Titleist and Nike to sign endorsement contract worth a overall $60 million. For the greens he almost earned his initial million through his play in mere eight events. Subsequently he was named Sportsman of the season by Sports Illustrated magazine. In 1997, when he was 21, Tiger took over as the youngest winner of The Masters tournament, his 1st main win, setting an archive for the largest margin of victory ever in the event (a great 12 strokes). He also led the tour in earnings with a record $2.06 million; plus just his 42nd week as being a pro Woods had claim the number-one spot within the world rankings of golf.

Tiger began the 2001 season by winning The Masters to become the reigning champ in most four majors concurrently as well as the first player to win every single significant consecutively, although not within the same season. In 2002, he won his third Masters and the second U.S. Open, the sixth and seventh of his 11 career majors. But Tiger's game declined within the next couple of years, and speculation arises that he was certainly human soon after all. In 2003 he won five of the eighteen tournaments he took part in, but none of them of these had been in any of the majors. In 2004, after an increasing 264 weeks at the leading, Tiger lost the number-one place to Fijian Vijay Singh. Though, that equivalent year he passed the career income mark of $40 million, the first player ever for this.

At the outset of 2005, Tiger wins the Buick Invitational, placed him for the quickly track to achievable golf dominance. Next, he beaten Chris DiMarco with a playoff hole to won The Masters for the fourth time, joining Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus since the only other golfer to win the event four or far more times. Tiger also won his second British Open, which put him inside the business of Jack Nicklaus because only two golfers to win each key twice. In April, he regained his number-one ranking from Singh, and also the two flip-flopped first and second for a couple months just before Tiger began moving away.

So far, in the course of two times of his career she has slumped, citing target honing his swing each and every time, following which he successfully rebounded.

All through the course of his brilliant career, Tiger has won46 PGA Tournaments, 10 Majors, plus a combined 36 wins amongst Asian Tour, PGA European Tour, World Cup of Golf, and several other unofficial events. He's established various charity organizations, including the Tiger Woods Foundation, a charity that benefits kids, which he developed with his father.