Tiger Woods Fast Facts

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(CNN) — Here’s a demeanour during one of a many successful golfers in history, Tiger Woods.

Birth date: Dec 30, 1975

Birth place: Cypress, California

Birth name: Eldrick Tont Woods

Father: Earl Woods

Mother: Kultilda (Punsawad) Woods

Marriage: Elin Nordegren (October 5, 2004-August 23, 2010, divorced)

Children: Charlie Axel and Sam Alexis

Education: Stanford University, 1994-1996

Other Facts:
One of a many successful golfers in history, winning a Masters Tournament 4 times, a US Open 3 times, a PGA Championship 4 times, and a British Open 3 times.

Woods leads a PGA in career victories among active players, and is a career income list leader.

His father, Earl, nicknamed him “Tiger” after a South Vietnamese infantryman with whom he had fought alongside during a Vietnam War.

With 79 wins, he is ranked second for all-time victories, behind Sam Snead with 82 wins.

1978 – At a age of two, wins a putting competition with Bob Hope. The compare was staged for a “Mike Douglas Show.”

1980 – Appears on a TV uncover “That’s Incredible.”

1991 – Wins his initial US Junior Amateur golf championship. Woods is a youngest leader ever.

1992 – Wins his second US Junior Amateur golf championship.

February 27, 1992 – Competes in his initial PGA contest during a age of 16. He is given a sponsor’s grant in sequence to play and is a youngest actor ever to play in a PGA contest during that time.

1993 – Wins his third US Junior Amateur golf championship.

1994-1996 – Wins 3 uninterrupted US Amateur golf championships.

1996 – Signs a five-year publicity understanding with Nike value $40 million.

1996 – Woods earns $790,594 on a debate a year he turns pro. He also signs a reported $43 million value of publicity contracts.

August 27, 1996 – Turns professional.

January 21, 1997 – Announces a arrangement of a Tiger Woods Foundation for a graduation of minority appearance in golf and other sports.

April 13, 1997 – Wins his initial Masters Tournament.

May 19, 1997 – Signs an publicity understanding with American Express value between $13 and $30 million.

June 1997 – Becomes a No. 1 ranked golfer in a universe after his 42nd week on a PGA Tour. At 21 years, 24 weeks, he is a youngest actor ever to reason a No. 1 spot.

August 15, 1999 – Wins his initial PGA championship.

June 18, 2000 – Wins his initial US Open by 15-strokes, a largest domain in US Open history.

July 23, 2000 – Wins his initial British Open.

September 14, 2000 – Signs a five-year publicity agreement with Nike. It is value an estimated $85 million, creation it a richest publicity agreement in sports history.

June 16, 2002 – Wins his second US Open.

December 8, 2003 – Named PGA Player of a Year for a fifth true year.

2004 – Woods earns $86.3 million, $80 million of that comes from publicity deals.

May 13, 2005 – Woods fails to make a cut during a Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas. It is a initial time given 1998 that Woods is separated from a tournament.

November 23, 2005 – Wins a PGA Grand Slam of Golf for a record-breaking sixth time.

February 10, 2006 – Opens a Tiger Woods Learning Center, Anaheim, California.

May 3, 2006 – Wood’s father, Earl Woods, dies of prostate cancer.

July 23, 2006 – Wins his third British Open.

August 20, 2006 – Wins his third PGA Championship.

August 12, 2007 – Wins his fourth PGA Championship.

April 15, 2008 – Undergoes arthroscopic medicine on his left knee. He had dual before surgeries on a same knee, initial in 1994 to mislay a soft tumor, and another arthroscopic medicine in Dec 2002.

June 16, 2008 – Wins a US Open in remarkable death, defeating Rocco Mediate.

June 18, 2008 – Woods announces that he will bear reconstructive maiden cruciate vinculum (ACL) medicine on his left knee and will skip a residue of a PGA debate season.

February 26, 2009 – After an eight-month interregnum from golf due to knee surgery, Woods plays a second turn of a World Golf Championships Match Play and loses to Tim Clark.

November 15, 2009 – Wins a Australian Masters.

November 27, 2009 – Is taken to a sanatorium after being harmed in a automobile collision in front of his home in Florida. He is expelled after a same day.

December 2009 – Is named Athlete of a Decade by a Associated Press.

February 19, 2010 – Makes a televised matter apologizing for being dishonest to his mother and vouchsafing down both fans and family.

March 16, 2010 – Announces he will start his 2010 deteriorate during a Masters Tournament in April.

October 31, 2010 – After 281 true weeks, a longest in Official World Golf Ranking history, Woods loses his No. 1 ranking to Lee Westwood.

2010 – Loses about $20 million from estimated endorsements after sponsors including Gatorade, ATT and Accenture finish ties. Other sponsors including Nike, Upper Deck and EA Sports sojourn with Woods.

June 7, 2011 – Announces he will skip a US Open due to knee and Achilles tendon injuries.

June 20, 2011 – Earning an estimated $62,294,116, is ranked No. 1 on a Sports Illustrated annual “Fortunate 50” list of tip paid American athletes for a eighth true year.

July 19, 2011 – Woods announces that after a 12-year relationship, he and caddie Steve Williams will no longer be operative together.

August 4, 2011 – Returns to golf during a Bridgestone Invitational, after a scarcely three-month lay-off.

August 11, 2011 – Plays his misfortune initial turn of golf in a vital championship. He fails to make a cut during a PGA championship for a initial time in his career.

October 3, 2011 – For a initial time in 15 years, Woods does not make it onto golf’s tip 50 players list, according to a central World Golf Ranking.

October 5, 2011 – Signs new publicity understanding with Swiss watch-maker Rolex.

December 4, 2011 – Wins a Chevron World Challenge, yet not a PGA Tour event, his initial win given Nov 2009.

March 4, 2012 – Shoots a 62 during a Honda Classic during PGA National, his lowest final turn as a professional, though ties for second in a tournament.

March 25, 2012 – Earns his initial PGA Tour win, in a Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, given Sep 2009.

June 3, 2012 – Ties Jack Nicklaus on 73 PGA Tour victories during a Memorial Tournament.

July 2, 2012 – Beats Jack Nicklaus’ PGA Tour record with a ATT National win. Woods’ 74th PGA Tour win ranks him in second place for a all-time list behind Sam Snead with 82 wins.

July 2012 – Loses a pretension of world’s best-paid contestant on a Fortunate 50, a Sports Illustrated ranking of a top-paid US athletes. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed as No. 1, knocking Woods out of a tip mark for a initial time given a list began in 2004.

September 3, 2012 – Becomes a initial PGA debate member to acquire $100 million; places third in a Deutsche Bank Championship, earning some-more than $500,000, putting his career high during $100,350,700.

January 28, 2013 – Wins 75th PGA debate title.

March 25, 2013 – Woods wins a Arnold Palmer Invitational for a eighth time. He regains a No. 1 spot.

May 12, 2013 – Wins his 78th PGA debate pretension during a Players Championship.

October 28, 2013 – Video diversion association Electronic Arts announces a finish of a 15-year attribute with Woods.

March 31, 2014 – Woods undergoes behind medicine for a pinched nerve.

August 23, 2015 – Woods posts a top-ten finish during his entrance during a Wyndham Championships though ends his deteriorate as a 257th ranked actor in a world. His finish was 4 shots off contingent leader Davis Love III. Woods has now missed a cut for 3 majors in a row.

December 1, 2015 – Woods announces that he underwent his third microdiscectomy medicine final month — a procession to mislay bone around a pinched haughtiness to concede space for it to reanimate — and admits he has no thought when he will be behind on a course.

July 20, 2016 – It is announced that Woods will skip a PGA Championship due to his continued liberation from behind surgery. This outlines a initial time in his career that he has missed all 4 vital championships.

December 4, 2016 – Woods finishes 14 shots behind a leader in a Hero World Challenge, his initial rival eventuality in over a year.

May 29, 2017 – Woods is arrested on guess of DUI in Jupiter, Florida. He says in a matter that he had “an astonishing greeting to prescribed medications” and that ethanol was not involved.

June 19, 2017 – Woods announces that he is receiving veteran assistance to conduct remedy for behind pain and a nap disorder.

July 3, 2017 – Woods announces that he has finished an complete module for handling his medications.

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