Tiger Woods Birthday (December 30th)

Tiger Woods Birthday (December 30th)

Tiger Woods

Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods an American professional golfer was born on 30th December, 1975 in Cypress, California. In 2007, Woods the World No. 1, was counted in the highest-paid proficient athlete. He has earned an expected $122 million from endorsements and winnings.

Background and Family of Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods was the son of Kultida and Earl Woods. Woods is the single kid of their marriage. But Woods has 1 half-sister, Royce and 2 half-brothers, Kevin and Earl jr, from 18 years marriage of Earl and his ex-wife, Barbara Woods Gray. And Earl Woods, a Vietnam War veteran and a retired United States Army lieutenant colonel, was of diverse African American (50 percent), Native American (25 percent) and Chinese (25 percent) ancestry. Kultida, initially from Thailand, is of varied Thai (50 percent), Dutch (25 percent) and Chinese (25 percent) ancestry.

Woods matured in Orange County, California. Tiger Woods completed his graduation from the Western High School in Anaheim in 1994. Woods is a Buddhist.

Tiger Woods Marriage

In November 2003, Tiger Woods engaged with Elin Nordegren, a Swedish model. And they wedded on 5th October, 2004 at Sandy Lane resort on Caribbean island of Barbados. They have residences in Sweden, California, and Jackson, Wyoming. In January 2006, they purchased a residential property in Jupiter Island, Florida in $39 million. They planned to make their main residence. In the year of 2007, a guest house on Jupiter Island assets was damaged in a fire caused through lightning.

On 18th June, 2007, Elin gave birth to a daughter, Sam Alexis Woods, in Orlando. On 2nd September 2008, he declared on his website that Woods and Elin are planning for their 2nd child.

Career Graph of Tiger Woods

Early life and Amateur Career of Tiger Woods

When Woods was just two years old, he started to play golf. In 1978, Woods putted in opposition of comedian Bob Hope in TV appearances on The Mike Douglas Show. And at the age of 3, Woods shot 48 over 9 holes at Navy Golf Club in Cypress, California. At the age of 5, Tiger Woods emerged in Golf Digest and on ABC's That's Incredible. And in the year of 1984 when he was 8 years old, he won the Junior World Golf Championships. Woods continued to be successful the Junior World Championships 6 times, comprised four successive wins from 1988 to 1991.While joining Western High School in Anaheim at age 15, Tiger Woods became the youngest ever U.S. Junior Amateur Champion. Woods was selected Southern California Amateur Player of the Year for the 2nd uninterrupted year, and Golf Digest Junior Amateur Player of the Year 1991.

Next year, Tiger Woods won his 3rd continual U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. In 1994, Woods became the youngest winner of U.S. Amateur Championship, evidence that remained until 2008 when it was wrecked through Danny Lee. Woods was an associate of American team at 1994 Eisenhower Trophy World Amateur Golf Team Championships and 1995 Walker Cup. After one year, Woods registered at the Stanford University.

Woods won his initial cloistered event, the William Tucker Invitational. In the year of 1995, Woods secured his U.S. unpaid title. Tiger Woods was selected for NCAA First Team All-American, Stanford's Male Freshman of the Year and Pac-10 Player of the Year. At the age of 20 in 1996, Woods became the primary golfer to succeed 3 uninterrupted U.S. Amateur titles and achieved NCAA individual golf championship. After 2 years, woods left college and moved professional.

Tiger Woods has achieved 14 professional major golf championships, the IInd highest of any male player, and 65 PGA Tour events, third the entire time. Woods has extra career PGA Tour wins and career major wins than any other golfers. Woods is considered the youngest player to accomplish the career Grand Slam, and the fastest and youngest to prevail fifty tournaments on tour.

Tiger Woods was placed at the number 1 position in world rankings for mainly successive weeks and also for the biggest full number of the weeks. Woods has been honored the Byron Nelson Award for the lowest accustomed scoring middling a record 8 times, PGA Player of the Year a record nine times, and woods has attached with Jack Nicklaus' evidence of leading the money list in 8 different seasons. Woods has been identified Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year a record-tying four times. Woods is a single person to be identified Sports Illustrated' Sportsman of the Year more than once.

Woods, a multiracial, is ascribed a big course of interest in athlete of golf. Woods considerably amplified attendance and television ratings and produced interest surrounded by multicultural viewers in a sport that would be considered elitist and insular.

After appealing the 2008 U.S.Open, Tiger Woods overlooked the rest of 2008 PGA Tour, and missing 2008 Ryder Cup and two major championships, in order to recover his wounded left knee.

Major Championships Of Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods Wins

Year Championship 54 Holes Winning Score Margin Runner(s) Up


The Masters

9 shot lead

-18 (70-66-65-69=270)

12 strokes

Tom Kite


PGA Championship

Tied for lead

-11 (70-67-68-72=277)

1 stroke

Sergio García


U.S. Open

10 shot lead

-12 (65-69-71-67=272)

15 strokes

Ernie Els, MiguelÁngel Jiménez


The Open Championship

6 shot lead

-19 (67-66-67-69=269)

8 strokes

Thomas Bjorn,Ernie Els


PGA Championship (2)

1 shot lead

-18 (66-67-70-67=270)

Playoff 1

Bob May


The Masters (2)

1 shot lead

-16 (70-66-68-68=272)

2 strokes

David Duval


The Masters (3)

Tied for lead

-12 (70-69-66-71=276)

3 strokes

Retief Goosen


U.S. Open (2)

4 shot lead

-3 (67-68-70-72=277)

3 strokes

Phil Mickelson


The Masters (4)

3 shot lead

-12 (74-66-65-71=276)

Playoff 2

Chris DiMarco


The Open Championship (2)

2 shot lead

-14 (66-67-71-70=274)

5 strokes

Colin Montgomerie


The Open Championship (3)

1 shot lead

-18 (67-65-71-67=270)

2 strokes

Chris DiMarco


PGA Championship (3)

Tied for lead

-18 (69-68-65-68=270)

5 strokes

Shaun Michael


PGA Championship (4)

3 shot lead

-8 (71-63-69-69=272)

2 strokes

Woody Austin


U.S. Open (3)

1 shot lead

-1 (72-68-70-73=283)

Playoff 3

Rocco Mediate