Tiger Woods

Golfer Tiger Woods Full Name: Tiger Woods [Eldrick Woods]
Nationality:

American

Profession: Golfer
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: December 30, 1975 (41 years old)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cypress, California, USA

Married Life

  • 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 Masters Golf Tournament: 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
  • 1999-08-15 81st PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 277 at Medinah Country Club
  • 2000-02-14 8th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Mia Hamm win
  • 2000-06-18 100th US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 272 at Pebble Beach, California
  • 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
  • 2000-07-23 129th British Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 269 at Royal Lytham
  • 2000-08-21 82nd PGA Championship: Tiger Woods 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
  • 2001-02-12 9th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Marion Jones win
  • 2001-04-08 65th Masters Golf Tournament: Tiger Woods wins, shooting a 272
  • 2002-04-14 66th Masters Golf Tournament: Tiger Woods becomes the third golfer to win in two consecutive years
  • 2002-06-16 102nd US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 277 at Bethpage State Park NY
  • 2002-07-10 10th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Venus Williams win
  • 2005-04-10 69th Masters Golf Tournament: Tiger Woods wins, shooting a 276
  • 2005-07-17 134th British Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 274 at St Andrews to win his 10th major and becomes only the second golfer, after Jack Nicklaus, to win each major more than once
  • 2006-07-23 135th British Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club
  • 2006-08-20 88th PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Medinah Country Club
  • 2007-08-12 89th PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Country Club
  • 2008-06-16 108th US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 283 at Torrey Pines GC CA
  • 2008-07-20 16th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Candace Parker win
  • 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
  • 2013-11-27 Tiger Woods is named PGA Tour's player of the year for the 11th time
  • 2014-05-18 Adam Scott overtakes Tiger Woods as the No. 1 ranked golfer in the world
  • 2017-05-29 Tiger Woods is arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida
  • 2017-06-20 Tiger Woods checks into a clinic to manage his pain medication and sleep disorder, following his arrest for driving under the influence

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