Tiger Woods started playing golf at the age of two. A “natural” for the game of golf, went on to win the Junior World Championships six times, an unprecedented achievement for that child.
In 1996 he became a professional golfer and signed with Nike Inc. – a guarantee of $ 40 million, and Titleist Inc. worth $ 20 million. Woods was named Sports Illustrated 1996 Sportsman of the Year and PGA Rookie of the Year. Woods won his first Masters tournament in April, becoming the youngest Masters winner of African-Americans and Asian-American descent. Woods won three PGA Tour events this year. The following season
Woods continued to dominate in all tournaments. Wood six major professional championships and three titles on the U.S. amateur championship totaled nine major championships over 25 years. Achieved No. 1 on the Official World Golf Ranking for more rapid progression to the position ever recorded.
Throughout his career, Wood has established several charitable projects and youth, which include, The Tiger Woods Foundation Golf Clinic in the city and festivals, The Center Tiger Woods Learning, The Global Challenge and the Tiger Tiger Woods Foundation National Junior Golf Team. In 2001, Wood wrote a best-selling golf instruction book “How to Play Golf” and has written a column for Golf Instruction Golf Digest Magazine since 1997. Tiger Woods
major amateur championships including 11 victories, 65 PGA Tour wins, 7 wins European Tour wins and 17 other professionals. Woods wins race include: The Masters in 1997, 2001, 2002, the PGA Championship in 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007, U.S. Open 2000, 2002, 2008, The Open Championship in 2000, 2005, 2006.
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