American Golfer Tiger Woods childhood photos.
Full Name: Tiger Woods [Eldrick Woods]
Why Famous: Woods was a golf child prodigy before turning pro in 1996. He won his 1st major in 1997 and became the No.1 ranked player shortly after. He dominated golf throughout the 2000s and is one of only 4 players to win the Career Grand Slam. He has the lowest career scoring average and the most career earnings of any player.
Born: 30th December, 1975 (37 years old)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cypress, California, USA
2004-10-05 – Professional golfer Tiger Woods (28) weds former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (24) at Sandy Lane Resort in St. James, Barbados
2010-08-23 – Former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (30) divorces professional golfer Tiger Woods (34) after 6 years of marriage
Historical Events in the Life of Tiger Woods
1992-02-27 – Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years
1994-08-28 – 94th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods
1995-08-27 – 95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods
1996-08-25 – 96th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods
1997-01-12 – Tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championships
1997-04-13 – 61st Golf Masters Championship: Tiger Woods at 21 (270 18 under par)
1997-05-18 – Tiger Woods wins Byron Nelson Golf Classic
1997-07-07 – Tiger Woods wins golf’s Western Open
2000-06-19 – Tiger Woods wins golf’s US Open by 15 shots, a record for all majors, with a US Open to-par record score of -12
2000-08-21 – Tiger Woods wins golf’s PGA Championship to become the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win 3 majors in a calendar year. He ties the to-par record for the PGA (-18) with Bob May, and wins in a playoff
2002-04-14 – Tiger Woods becomes the third golfer to win The Masters in two consecutive years
2005-07-17 – Tiger Woods wins his 10th major winning The British Open Championship by 5 strokes. Woods becomes only the second golfer, after Jack Nicklaus, to win each major more than once
2009-12-11 – Tiger Woods announced an indefinite leave from professional golf to focus on his marriage.
2012-06-03 – Tiger Woods’ 73rd PGA tour victory equals Jack Nicklaus’s record
2013-03-25 – Golfer, Tiger Woods returns to his world number one ranking