101 Facts About Tiger Woods

1. Tiger Woods often talks about finding "the feels" in his golf swing.

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2. In 1978, Tiger Woods putted against comedian Bob Hope in a television appearance on The Mike Douglas Show.

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3. Tiger Woods has now missed the cut for three majors in a row.

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4. Tiger Woods leads the PGA in career victories among active players, and is the career money list leader.

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5. On July 23, 2000, Tiger Woods became the fifth player in golf history, and the youngest, to complete the career Grand Slam of the four major championships by winning the British Open.

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6. Tiger Woods was the child of an African American father and a Thai mother.

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7. In 1997 Tiger Woods became the first golfer of either African American or Asian descent to win the Masters Tournament, one of the most-prestigious events in the sport.

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8. Tiger Woods purchased a 12-acre lot in Jupiter Island, Florida, in 2006, while he was married to his-ex-wife, Elin Nordegren.

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9. Tiger Woods found himself holding down the eighth spot, wedged between Jay Z in the No 7 spot and Dr Dre in the No 9 spot ($740 million).

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10. Tiger Woods earned an estimated $37.1 million in 2017, according to The Richest.

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11. Tiger Woods earned $327,000 for his sixth-place finish at The Open Championship, at Carnoustie Golf Links, in Scotland.

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12. Tiger Woods was linked to Jaimee Grubbs and Kalika Moquin, to name a couple.

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13. Tiger Woods was married to his-ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, for six years.

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14. Tiger Woods met Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn at a charity event back in 2012.

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15. Tiger Woods has dated several other women over the years, including Olympian Lindsey Vonn, and he has admitted to having extramarital affairs while he was married to Nordegren.

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16. Tiger Woods is currently dating Erica Herman, a restaurant manager from Florida.

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17. Tiger Woods turned professional in August 1996, hoping to earn enough money in eight tournaments to qualify for the 1997 PGA Tour.

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18. In 2000, Tiger Woods won the US and British opens and PGA Championship, setting or tying several records in the process and becoming the youngest of only five golfers to achieve a modern career Grand Slam.

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19. Tiger Woods won the sixty-sixth Masters Tournament on April 14, 2002.

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20. Tiger Woods continued his success in November 1999 when he shot the best total ever in the World Cup, helping to lead the United States to victory in the tournament.

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21. In 1999 Tiger Woods achieved the greatest moment in his career when he won the PGA Championship by one shot.

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22. Tiger Woods was only twenty years old, and in August of 1996, he decided to quit college in order to play professional golf.

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23. Tiger Woods was eight years old when he won his first formal competition.

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24. Tiger Woods was born Eldrick Woods on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California.

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25. Tiger Woods identifies strongly with his mother's Thai heritage, and is offended that others insist on overlooking it.

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26. Tiger Woods repeated his US Amateur Championship victories in 1995 and 1996.

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27. Tiger Woods hoped that year to become only the third player to win both the US Amateur and the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championships in the same year (the others were Phil Mickelson and Nicklaus), but he was suffering from several injuries and performed poorly.

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28. Tiger Woods was invited back to the Los Angeles Open in 1992 on a sponsor's exemption.

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29. Tiger Woods successfully defended his US Junior Amateur championship in 1992, becoming the only person ever to be US junior amateur champion more than once.

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30. Tiger Woods is a great athlete, and well on the road to becoming a hero.

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31. Tiger Woods loves to write, as he wrote a column for Golf Digest magazine from 1997 to 2011.

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32. At the 2010 US Open, Tiger Woods finished in a tie for fourth place.

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33. Tiger Woods made a return to golf in April of 2010, but the golfer was not quite at the top of his game.

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34. Tiger Woods played against South African golfer Tim Clark, losing 4 to 2 in his first tournament since his injury.

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35. In that playoff, Tiger Woods led Mediate by three shots after the first 10 holes.

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36. Tiger Woods won the US Open on June 16, 2008, in a 19-hole playoff, overcoming sporadic pain in his left knee from arthroscopic surgery performed on April 15.

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37. Tiger Woods experienced a great personal loss in 2006, when his father died in May after battling prostate cancer.

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38. Tiger Woods married his longtime girlfriend Elin Nordegren, a Swedish model, in October of 2004.

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39. Tiger Woods was the youngest person to earn the title, and the first African-American to accomplish this feat.

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40. Tiger Woods studied at Stanford University, and won a number of amateur US golf titles before turning professional in 1996.

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41. Tiger Woods was married to Swedish model Elin Nordegren from 2004 to 2010.

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42. Tiger Woods often talks about finding "the feels" in his golf swing.

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43. On March 18, 2013, Tiger Woods announced that he and Olympic gold medal skier Lindsey Vonn were dating.

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44. In January 2009, Tiger Woods delivered a speech commemorating the military at the We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial.

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45. At a hearing on October 27, 2017, Tiger Woods pleaded guilty to reckless driving.

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46. On May 29, 2017, Tiger Woods was arrested near his Jupiter Island, Florida, home by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office at about 3:00 am EDT for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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47. On November 30, Tiger Woods announced that he would not be appearing at his own charity golf tournament, the Chevron World Challenge, nor any other tournaments in 2009, due to his injuries.

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48. In November 2006, Tiger Woods announced his intention to begin designing golf courses around the world through a new company, Tiger Woods Design.

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49. Tiger Woods was replaced by Steve Williams, who became a close friend of Woods and is often credited with helping him with key shots and putts.

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50. Tiger Woods is one of five players to have won all four professional major championships in his career, known as the Career Grand Slam, and was the youngest to do so.

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51. Tiger Woods won golf tournaments in his 100th and 200th (in 2006) tour starts.

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52. Tiger Woods owns the lowest career scoring average and the most career earnings of any player in PGA Tour history.

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53. Tiger Woods added his Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS, a club he used to win 13 of his 14 majors.

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54. In October 2012, it was announced that Tiger Woods had signed an exclusive endorsement deal with Fuse Science, Inc, a sports nutrition firm.

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55. In October 2007, Gatorade announced that Tiger Woods would have his own brand of sports drink starting in March 2008.

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56. Tiger Woods was named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year a record-tying four times, and is one of only two people to be named Sports Illustrateds Sportsman of the Year more than once.

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57. Tiger Woods was inducted December 5, 2007 at The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts in Sacramento.

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58. Tiger Woods got back in the winner's circle for the 80th time in his PGA Tour career on September 23, 2018, when he won the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club for the second time, and that tournament for the third time.

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59. On March 31, Tiger Woods announced on his website that he would not be playing in the 2017 Masters Tournament despite being cleared to play by his doctors.

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60. Tiger Woods returned for the Masters, finishing in a tie for 17th.

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61. Tiger Woods was forced to skip the Arnold Palmer Invitational at the end of March 2014, and after undergoing back surgery, he announced on April 1 that he would miss the Masters for the first time since 1994.

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62. Tiger Woods would struggle with nearly every aspect of his game and miss the cut.

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63. Tiger Woods would never contend at the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club and would come short of winning a major for the 5th full season, only contending in two of the four majors in 2013.

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64. Tiger Woods rebounded in 2005, winning six official PGA Tour money events and reclaiming the top spot in July after swapping it back and forth with Singh over the first half of the year.

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65. Tiger Woods turned pro at age 20 in August 1996 and immediately signed advertising deals with Nike, Inc and Titleist that ranked as the most lucrative endorsement contracts in golf history at that time.

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66. In 1996, Tiger Woods moved out of California, stating in 2013 that it was due to the state's high tax rate.

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67. Tiger Woods enrolled at Stanford in the fall of 1994 under a golf scholarship and won his first collegiate event, the 40th Annual William H Tucker Invitational, that September.

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68. Tiger Woods had starred for the high school's golf team under coach Don Crosby.

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69. Tiger Woods graduated from Western High School at age 18 in 1994 and was voted "Most Likely to Succeed" among the graduating class.

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70. Tiger Woods was a member of the American team at the 1994 Eisenhower Trophy World Amateur Golf Team Championships, and the 1995 Walker Cup (losing).

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71. Tiger Woods was 15-years-old and a student at Western High School in Anaheim when he became the youngest US Junior Amateur champion; this was a record that stood until it was broken by Jim Liu in 2010.

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72. Tiger Woods played at the par 3 Heartwell golf course in Long Beach, as well as some of the municipals in Long Beach.

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73. Tiger Woods was a child prodigy who was introduced to golf before the age of two by his athletic father, Earl Woods.

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74. Tiger Woods refers to his ethnic make-up as "Cablinasian".

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75. Tiger Woods was born in 1975 in Cypress, California, to Earl and Kultida "Tida" Woods.

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76. Tiger Woods is the youngest player to achieve the career Grand Slam, and the youngest and fastest to win 50 tournaments on tour.

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77. Tiger Woods has won 14 professional major golf championships, where he trails only Jack Nicklaus who leads with 18, and 80 PGA Tour events, second all-time behind Sam Snead.

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78. Tiger Woods ended a career-high winless streak of 107 weeks when he triumphed in the Chevron World Challenge in December 2011.

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79. Tiger Woods took a self-imposed hiatus from professional golf from December 2009 to early April 2010 to resolve marital issues.

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80. Tiger Woods was the top-ranked golfer in the world from August 1999 to September 2004 and again from June 2005 to October 2010 (281 weeks).

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81. Tiger Woods appeared on Inside the NBA to be interviewed by Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith, and was asked by Johnson about whether he can get in Mickelson's head.

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82. Tiger Woods is already doling out trash talk ahead of his one-on-one showdown with Phil Mickelson.

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83. Tiger Woods finished the 2018 PGA Tour season with a win at the TOUR Championship, capping off an impressive season in which the 42-year-old showed glimpses of his former self.

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84. Tiger Woods is busy preparing for his winner-take-all match against rival Phil Mickelson, but he took a few minutes out of his day to offer some "tee tips" to Golden State's Steph Curry in a new.

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85. Tiger Woods burns Phil Mickelson: 'I've been in his head for years'.

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86. Tiger Woods wants to 'take some cash' from Steph Curry on the golf course.

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87. Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods are just 10 days away from squaring off in a Pay-Per-View golf match that will pit two of the greatest and well-liked golfers of the past 25 years against one another, giving fans a unique competition to watch over.

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88. Tiger Woods will face Phil Mickelson in a made-for-pay-per-view golf match with a winner-take-all $9 million purse at stake.

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89. Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods will tee it up against each other in a little over a week in a $9 million event dubbed "The Match.

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90. Tiger Woods turns down $3mn to withdraw from Saudi leg of tour amid Khashoggi death.

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91. Tiger Woods has reportedly turned down over $3 million to play in next year's Saudi International, the last in a string of three Middle East events on the European Tour.

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92. Tiger Woods will play both host and competitor this year at his signature event, the Hero World Challenge.

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93. Tiger Woods reportedly turned down a $3.27-million appearance fee to play in the European Tour's inaugural tournament in Saudi Arabia next year, according to James Corrigan of The Telegraph.

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94. Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods will always be linked in golf history.

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95. Tiger Woods turned down a large appearance fee to play in the European Tour's inaugural event in Saudi Arabia in 2019, according to a report from James Corrigan of The Telegraph.

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96. Tiger Woods has turned down his biggest ever potential overseas pay cheque to play in the European Tour's inaugural event in Saudi Arabia next year, amid the international outcry over the recent murder of a journalist.

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97. Tiger Woods was offered £2.5 million, which converts to more than $3 million, to play in the European Tour's inaugural event in Saudi Arabia next year.

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98. Tiger Woods has turned down the largest overseas golf tournament payday of his career, The Telegraph reports.

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99. Tiger Woods reportedly turned down $3M-plus Saudi payday amid turmoil.

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100. Tiger Woods has reportedly turned down a 3 million dollar payday to play in a tournament in Saudi Arabia.

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101. Tiger Woods rejected a record $3.3 million payout for appearance at new tournament in Saudi Arabia.

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