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Tiger Woods          

Professional Golfer

Tiger Woods is a professional golfer. He is tied for first in PGA Tour wins and ranks second in men's major championships and also holds numerous golf records. Woods is widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers, and one of the most famous athletes of all time. He will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2021.

Following an outstanding junior, college, and amateur golf career, Woods turned professional in 1996 at the age of 20. By the end of April 1997, he had won three PGA Tour events in addition to his first major, the 1997 Masters, which he won by 12 strokes in a record-breaking performance. He reached number one in the world rankings for the first time in June 1997, less than a year after turning pro. Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, Woods was the dominant force in golf.

Woods has held numerous golf records. He has been the number one player in the world for the most consecutive weeks and for the greatest total number of weeks of any golfer in history. He has been awarded PGA Player of the Year a record 11 times and has won the Byron Nelson Award for lowest adjusted scoring average a record eight times. Woods has the record of leading the money list in ten different seasons. He has won 15 professional major golf championships and 82 PGA Tour events. Woods leads all active golfers in career major wins and career PGA Tour wins. He is the youngest player to achieve the career Grand Slam, and the second golfer to have achieved a career Grand Slam three times. Woods has won 18 World Golf Championships. He was also part of the American winning team for the 1999 Ryder Cup. In May 2019, Woods was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the fourth golfer to receive the honor.


Tiger Woods admits his days as a full-time pro golfer are over after car crash
In an interview with Golf Digest, Tiger Woods said that while he could see himself playing in occasional PGA Tour events, his career as a full-time PGA Tour golfer is over after the severe leg injuries he suffered in a high-speed car crash.
Tiger Woods featured on cover of Sports Illustrated before the Masters
Tiger Woods is featured on the national cover of Sports Illustrated ahead of the 2016 Masters.
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(Photo credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are both professional athletes, so it's understandable that their relationship can beĀ ...
Tiger Woods shoots 67 in second round of Deutsche Bank ...
Tiger Woods trails Sergio Garcia at the Deutsche Bank Championship but he's not out of the mix quite yet. It will take a big Sunday though.
Tiger Woods makes peace with estranged caddie - News | FOX ...
After more than two years of acrimony, Steve Williams and Tiger Woods have buried the hatchet. Tiger Woods makes peace with estranged caddie.

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