|Real Name||Eldrick T. Woods|
|Birth Place||Cypress, California, United States|
|D.O.B||Dec 30, 1975|
|Height||6 ft 1 in or 185 cm|
|Weight||84 kg or 185 pounds|
|Physical||Chest – 42 in or 107 cm
Biceps – 14 in or 35.5 cm
Waist – 33 in or 84 cm
|Net Worth||$740 million|
Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods (born December 30, 1975) is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.
Career records and statistics
Woods has won 79 official PGA Tour events, second only to Sam Snead, and six ahead of Jack Nicklaus with 73 wins. (See List of golfers with most PGA Tour wins.)
Woods has won 14 majors, second all time, behind Jack Nicklaus.
Woods is 14–1 when going into the final round of a major with at least a share of the lead.
Woods scoring average in 2000 is the lowest in PGA Tour history, both adjusted, 67.79, and unadjusted, 68.17.
Woods has the lowest career scoring average in PGA Tour history.
Woods has amassed the most career earnings of any player in PGA Tour history (even after inflation is considered).
Woods is one of five players (along with Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, and Jack Nicklaus) to have won all four professional major championships in his career, known as the Career Grand Slam, and was the youngest to do so.
Woods is the only player to have won all four professional major championships in a row, accomplishing the feat in the 2000–2001 seasons. This feat became known as the “Tiger Slam”.
Woods set the all-time PGA Tour record for most consecutive cuts made, with 142. The streak started in 1998, he set the record at the 2003 Tour Championship with 114 (passing Byron Nelson’s previous record of 113 and Jack Nicklaus at 105) and extended this mark to 142 before it ended on May 13, 2005 at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship. Many consider this to be one of the most remarkable golf accomplishments of all time, given the margin by which he broke the old record and given that during the streak, the next longest streak by any other player was usually only in the 10s or 20s. It should be noted that when Byron Nelson played far fewer players made the cut in a given event.
Woods has won a record 25.2% (79 out of 313) of his professional starts on the PGA Tour.
Woods is the only golfer to have won the U.S. Amateur three consecutive times (1994–96).
Woods has been the PGA Player of the Year a record eleven times.
Woods has been the PGA Tour Player of the Year a record eleven times.
Woods has been the PGA Tour Money Leader a record ten times.
Woods has been the Vardon Trophy winner a record nine times.
Woods has been the recipient of the Byron Nelson Award a record nine times.
Woods owns a 54–4 record when holding at least a share of the lead after 54 holes, and 42–2 record when holding the outright lead.
Woods has only lost once when leading by more than one shot after 54 holes. Yang Yong-eun began the final round of the 2009 PGA Championship two strokes behind Woods and defeated him by three strokes.
Woods has a 37–11 record when leading after 36 holes in Tour events, including an 8–3 record in majors.
Woods has won 12 tournaments wire-to-wire, including seven times while holding the lead outright after each round: 2000 U.S. Open, 2000 PGA Championship (tied after 1st and 4th rounds), 2000 WGC-NEC Invitational, 2002 Bay Hill Invitational (tied after 1st round), 2002 U.S. Open, 2002 WGC-American Express Championship, 2003 Western Open, 2005 Open Championship, 2005 WGC-NEC Invitational (tied after 1st, 2nd and 3rd rounds), 2006 Ford Championship at Doral (tied after 2nd round), 2006 WGC-American Express Championship, 2013 WGC-Cadillac Championship (tied after 1st round)
Woods has successfully defended a title 24 times on the PGA Tour, has finished runner-up 29 times, and third place 19 times.
Woods has spent the most consecutive and cumulative weeks atop the world rankings.
Woods holds the PGA Tour record for most consecutive rounds at par or better with 52. The streak began in the second round of the 2000 GTE Byron Nelson Classic and ended in the second round of the 2001 Phoenix Open. When including non-PGA Tour events, the streak was 66.
Woods’ win at the 2005 Open Championship made him only the second golfer (after Nicklaus) to have won all four majors more than once. With his win in the 2008 U.S. Open, Woods joined Nicklaus as the only golfers to win each major at least three times.
Woods holds at least a share of the scoring record in relation to par in two majors (The Masters and the Open), and also holds the margin of victory record in two majors (The Masters and the U.S. Open).
Woods’ victory at the 2006 WGC-American Express Championship, he became the first player in PGA Tour history to win at least eight times in three different seasons.
Woods’ victory in the Buick Invitational in January 2007 placed him 2nd for the longest PGA Tour win streak at 7 (consecutive wins in PGA events entered), trailing only Nelson’s streak of 11 wins in 1945.
Woods became the first golfer to win five PGA Tour events five or more times at the 2009 BMW Championship. In order of his accomplishment: WGC-CA Championship, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Buick Invitational, Arnold Palmer Invitational, and BMW Championship.
Woods’ win at the U.S. Open in 2008 made him the sixth person to win the U.S. Open three or more times, the first person to win a PGA Tour tournament on the same course seven times, and the first person to win two tournaments at the same golf course in the same season.
Woods has hit a combined total eighteen holes-in-one in the course of his lifetime—his first at the age of six. Three have come in PGA Tour competition, at the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open, 1997 Phoenix Open, and 1998 Sprint International.
Woods is the only professional golfer to win four majors in a row
- Was nicknamed “Tiger” after a Vietnamese soldier who was a friend of his father, Earl, during the Vietnam War.
- At age 3, shot a score of 48 for nine holes; at age 5, was featured on the ABC series That’s Incredible!; and at 6, made his first hole-in-one.
- In 1994, became the youngest winner of the U.S. Amateur Championship at age 18.
- Among his accomplishments: won three straight U.S. Junior Amateur (1991-93) and U.S. Amateur (1994-96) titles; youngest Masters champion ever (1997); achieved No. 1 world ranking just 42 weeks after turning pro; won 14 pro majors, including all four consecutively (2000 U.S. Open; British Open; PGA Championship; 2001 Masters), a feat coined the “Tiger Slam.”
- Met ex-wife Elin at the 2001 British Open where she was working as a nanny for Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik.
- Cheyenne Woods — Niece
- Lindsey Vonn — Ex-significant Other
- Kultida Woods — Mother
- Elin Nordegren — Ex-wife
- Kevin Woods — Half Brother
- Earl Woods Jr. — Half Brother
- Earl Woods — Father
- Charlie Axel Woods — Son
- Sam Alexis Woods — Daughter
- Royce Woods — Half Sister
- Attended Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States
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