When Was Tiger Woods Born? posted by Golf Fan
Born December 30, 1975, Tiger Woods is considered one of the most successful golfers of all time. Woods started playing professional golf in 1996, and by 1997 he had won his first major title, which he won by a record-breaking 12 strokes. In the same year, he was also ranked number one in the world. He remained world number one for 264 weeks during 1999 to 2004, and for 281 weeks during 2005 to 2010. From December 2009 to April 2010, he did not play professional golf, as he was facing infidelity accusations from several women and wanted to save his marriage. By November 2011 he was ranked 58th and had lost his form, but in December he regained his form by winning the Chevron World Challenge. In March 2013, Woods had regained his number one ranking when he won the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament.
Growing up in Orange County, Woods was considered a child prodigy and he started playing golf when he was two years old. When he was three, Woods is known to have shot a 48 across nine holes at the Cypress Navy course, and when he was five, he was featured in the Golf Digest. When he was eight, he won the Junior World Golf Championship in the 9-10 boy's event, and went on to win this championship six more times. In 1994, Woods joined college under golf scholarship, and won his first golf collegiate event. In 1995, he participated in the first PGA tour of his career and tied for 41st, and by 1996, Woods had won three U.S. Amateur titles consecutively in a row.
In August 1996, Woods started his professional golf career, and by April 1997 had won his first major title by playing The Masters. In 1999, Woods had eight victories, which included the PGA Championships title. After a great comeback in 2013, Woods was injured in 2014 and he has not yet won any major titles since then.Continue reading "When Was Tiger Woods Born?"