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Tiger Woods Biography

Utsab Raut Sun May, 2017
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Facts of Tiger Woods

Quick Timeline of Tiger Woods

1975 Born in Cypress, California, United Sates
2004 Married with Elin Nordegren
2012 Was in relationship with Lindsay Vonn
2016 Net worth is $740 million
1996 Started his professional golf career.
2001 Won Masters tournament
2013 Won Farmers Insurance Open
2017 has suffered from back injury

Detail Timeline of Tiger Woods

December 30 , 1975

Born in Cypress, California, United Sates

Tiger Woods is a famous American golfer who was born on December 30, 1975. He was born as Eldrick Tont Woods in Cypress, California, United Sates. He has two half-brothers named Earl Jr. and Kevin and a half-sister named Royce.

October 5 , 2004

Married with Elin Nordegren

Tiger Woods got married to his ex-wife Elin Nordegren on October 5, 2004. The couple has two children together including a daughter, Sam Alexis Woods and a son named Charles Alex Woods. The couple got divorced in 2010.

2012

Was in relationship with Lindsay Vonn

After separation with Elin Nordegren, Woods was in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend named Lindsay Vonn. The couple started dating each other in 2012 and they remained together for about three years but they couldn’t continue their relationship for long and got separated in 2015.

2016

Net worth is $740 million

Tiger Woods has been one of the successful athletes and he has been one of the highest athletes for many years. He has earned a good sum from his professional sports career. In 2016, his net worth was estimated to be around $740 million.

1996

Started his professional golf career.

Tiger Woods turned a professional golf player in August 1996 and he signed advertising deals with Titleist and Nike, Inc. and the deal was ranked as the most Lucrative contracts in golf history during that time. After then he continued his professional career. 

2001

Won Masters tournament

Tiger Woods won 2001 Masters Tournament which made him the first player to hold all four major professional titles at the same time. After then he won six official PGA Tour money events in 2005 and claimed his top spot in golf.

2013

Won Farmers Insurance Open

Tiger Woods participated in Farmers Insurance Open and he won the tournament in January 2013. He won the tournament by four shots which made his 75th PGA Tour win.  And it was his seventh time he won the Farmers Insurance Open.

2017

has suffered from back injury

Currently Tiger Wood has suffered from back injury and he didn’t compete in 2016 Masters Tournament. He got injured in 2015 and couldn’t recover well and since then he has not played in the professional tournament.

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Tiger Woods was once a married man. In November 2003, he got engaged to Elin Nordegren. Elin is a former Swedish model and daughter of former minister of migration Barbro Holmberg. The couple got married on October 5, 2004. Their marriage ceremony was held at the Sandy Lane resort in Barbados.

The couple is blessed with two children Sam Alexis Woods and Charlie Axel Woods. Despite having two children together the couple separated with a divorce in 2010. Although the couple is already divorced they still are god friends. In an interview with Time Magazine in 2014, he said that his ex-wife is one of his best friends. After he separated with his wife, Nordegren he started dating Lindsay Vonn in 2012. They were in a relationship for about 3 years but they separated in 2015. Currently, he seems to be single and is certainly not married.  

Currently, Tiger Woods is facing a serious back injury which ruled him out of Masters this year. He is out of professional golf since 2015, however, sources close to Tiger Woods has hinted that the golfer may get out of retirement in June 2017.

Tiger Woods is one of the highest paid athletes for many years and he has been able to earn a good sum from his professional sports career. In 2016, his net worth was estimated to be around $740 million.