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  Official Website for Tiger Woods
Tiger also was the youngest Masters champion ever, at the age of 21 years, three months and 14 days, and was the first major championship winner of African or Asian heritage.
Tiger posted a 281 total to tie the record for an amateur in the British Open, and his 66 in the second round equaled the lowest ever by an amateur.
Woods was selected as 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Player of the Year by the PGA TOUR (Jack Nicklaus Award), the PGA of America, and the Golf Writers Association of America.
www.tigerwoods.com   (1980 words)

  
  Tiger Woods Timeline
Born Eldrick T. Woods on Dec. 30 in Southern California to Earl Woods, a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, and Kultida, a native of Thailand.
Given the nickname “Tiger” after Earl's friend Vuong Dang Phong, a Vietnamese soldier with the same nickname.
Tiger cruises through the last round of the PGA Championship to win the title 5 strokes behind his closest competitor and with an 18-under-par score for the tourney.
www.infoplease.com /spot/tigertime1.html   (1324 words)

  
 Interview with Tiger Woods
TIGER WOODS: Yeah, after the Tour Championship, I went overseas for a while; after that I played in Hawaii [at the PGA Grand Slam], then obviously played The Skins Game and my tournament [the Target World Challenge], so it was a busy time since the end of the Tour Championship.
TIGER WOODS: I just wanted to shut it down because last year I did more practicing than I normally do throughout the entire year because I felt that we had a lot of things we needed to cover and a lot of things I needed to refine.
TIGER WOODS: The only way I think it would be a better test is if it remained dry because then every player can hit a good drive and have a reasonable iron to the green.
www.pga.com /news/tours/pga-tour/woodsinterview012506.cfm   (5810 words)

  
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Woods was joined by former President Clinton and Maria Shriver, the wife of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, along with dozens of the estimated 5,000 children who will pass through the doors of the Tiger Woods Learning Center by the end of the year.
Woods primarily staged junior golf clinics around the country, later assembling selected kids to attend a clinic in Orlando, Fla. He referred to it as a "circus act," breezing in and out of town and leaving kids little more than memories.
Woods, stranded in St. Louis where a World Golf Championship was canceled, drove to Florida and said he spent most of that time reflecting on his life and the foundation.
www.firstcoastnews.com /sports/news-article.aspx?storyid=51520   (1037 words)

  
  FedEx has champion: Tiger Woods -- OrlandoSentinel.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Woods converted into his private banking branch the East Lake Country Club, the setting where he completed a rare and historic double.
Not only did Woods pound the place with a 4-under 66 to win the $7 million Tour Championship in an eight-shot runaway over Mark Calcavecchia and Zach Johnson, he also won the first FedExCup and the $10 million bonus that goes with it.
Woods' rounds of 64-63-64-66 for a 23 under total of 257 was the lowest of his career.
www.orlandosentinel.com /sports/orl-sptgolfsep17091707sep17,0,132254.story?track=rss   (494 words)

  
  Tiger Woods - MSN Encarta
Tiger Woods, born in 1975, American professional golfer, who has staked a claim as one of the greatest players in the sport’s history.
Woods has dominated professional golf since the late 1990s, winning each of the game’s four major championships at least twice before the age of 30.
At times Woods appeared to be struggling with his swing, and his driving rank (a score that combines accuracy and distance off the tee) fell from 11th on the tour in 2002 to 87th in 2004.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761589515/Woods_Tiger.html   (782 words)

  
 Tiger Woods as a Role Model   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tiger and his parents put together The Tiger Woods Foundation in order to promote both golf and non-sports activities for disadvantaged children.
Father: Earl Woods was a lieutenant colonel in the Army and a former Green Beret.
His dad used to sit by Tiger's bed at night and give him confidence, telling him how good he was going to be at life and at golf.
www.rolemodel.net /tiger.cfm   (677 words)

  
  Epoch Times | Tiger Woods Captures 2007 PGA Championship
Tiger sweat profusely on the final day, often toweling the sweat off his face, head, and arms.
Tiger grabbed the tournament as his own on the second day by firing a 63, a record-tying low round for a major tournament.
Tiger was six shots back after the first day but was two shots ahead after his phenomenal 63.
en.epochtimes.com /news/7-8-15/58780.html   (552 words)

  
 CNN Programs - People in the News
Tiger Woods was born December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California, about 35 miles south of Los Angeles, to Earl and Kultida Woods.
In spite of his talent and the media attention, Woods said that at age 4 he was turned away from a local golf course because of the color of his skin.
Woods won his first Masters in 1997, becoming the youngest winner ever and the first person of Asian or African heritage to hold the title.
www.cnn.com /CNN/Programs/people/shows/tiger/profile.html   (1416 words)

  
 Tiger Woods Picture, Tiger Woods Photo, Tiger Woods Pic, Tiger Woods Masters Shot, Past Master Champion
When purchasing an authentic, Tiger Woods pic, look for the hologram of authenticity—the seal that guarantees you are buying an authentic Tiger Woods’ picture.
Whether you’re looking for a fairly inexpensive, yet authentic Tiger Woods photo or a more expensive item for a golf clubhouse or charity fundraising event, we are able to satisfy your discerning needs.
You can purchase a framed 14"x17" Tiger Woods Masters shot from his 1997 championship for as little as $69.95.
www.golfsartgallery.com /tiger-woods-photo-col1.htm   (607 words)

  
 SI.com - Scorecard - Game Room: Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
This year, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 is full of courses (a dozen are included) and modes, without purple fairways but with a completely revamped aiming system that really revitalizes the Tiger Woods franchise.
From the opening graphic of Tiger bouncing his ball on an iron to shadows cast across the greens, this is one of the best looking games of the year.
They key to mastering Tiger '07 is a large bowl of durban prior to the 1st tee.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /si_blogs/game_room/2006/10/review-tiger-woods-pga-tour-07.html   (1435 words)

  
 Salon | Tiger Woods
Woods made his remarks on "Oprah," when he was asked if it bothered him to be called an African-American.
Woods has a fl father (or to be precise, if I am interpreting Woods' reported ancestry correctly, a half-fl, one-quarter American Indian, one-quarter white father) and a Thai mother (or, with the same caveat, a half-Thai, half-Chinese mother).
But whoever Woods may be, his refusal to be pigeonholed into a single racial category points the way out of the dualistic rigidity and emotional hysteria that has led America into a racial impasse.
www.salon.com /april97/tiger970430.html   (1636 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Tiger Woods
Record breaking pro golfer Eldrick "Tiger" Woods was born on the 30th of December, 1975, the only child to parents Earl, retired lieutenant, and Kultida, of Thai descent.
Earl Woods gave his son Eldrick the nickname "Tiger", after a soldier and friend of his father who was also nicknamed Tiger in his days as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army.
Tiger, just keep up what you are doing but try not saying the GD word the tv and fans read lips and you will win more majors quicker.
www.askmen.com /men/sports/28_tiger_woods.html   (615 words)

  
 Tiger Woods
When Tiger was just a baby, his dad made a driving range in his garage with carpet and a net.
Tiger would sit in his high chair and watch his dad practice.
He stood in front of Tiger and said, "I'm a tree", and he would have to hit the ball over his father.
www.gardenofpraise.com /ibdtiger.htm   (638 words)

  
 CNN.com - Newspaper: Tiger Woods to marry ex-model - Nov. 28, 2003
Top golfer Tiger Woods is to marry his Swedish girlfriend Elin, a 23-year-old former model, a Swedish newspaper reported on Friday.
Woods and Elin, his girlfriend of two years, had spent a few days in the romantic setting of South Africa's Shamwari game reserve near Port Elizabeth, where they cooked their meals over an open campfire.
Tiger met Elin when she was working as a nanny to the children of Swedish professional golfer Jesper Parnevik.
cnn.com /2003/WORLD/europe/11/28/tiger.woods.wedding.reut   (228 words)

  
 A A World . Reference Room . Articles . Tiger Woods | PBS
In 1997 Woods became the first golfer of either African American or Asian descent to win the Masters Tournament, one of the most prestigious events in the sport.
Woods was the child of an African American father and a Thai mother.
Woods was able to generate such club speed that he routinely hit drives of more than 300 yards.
www.pbs.org /wnet/aaworld/reference/articles/tiger_woods.html   (547 words)

  
 Official Website for Tiger Woods
Tiger also was the youngest Masters champion ever, at the age of 21 years, three months and 14 days, and was the first major championship winner of African or Asian heritage.
Tiger posted a 281 total to tie the record for an amateur in the British Open, and his 66 in the second round equaled the lowest ever by an amateur.
Woods was selected as 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Player of the Year by the PGA TOUR (Jack Nicklaus Award), the PGA of America, and the Golf Writers Association of America.
www.tigerwoods.com /defaultflash.sps   (1980 words)

  
 tiger woods
Tiger Woods will return to Dubai for the third successive year for the Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club from January 29 to February 3, 2008.
MONTREAL - Tiger Woods was the biggest newsmaker in the golf world this year, but also played a role, one he'd likely prefer to forget, in making 2007 truly memorable for Canadians.
Tiger Woods has confirmed he will be returning to the Middle East next year for the Dubai Desert Classic at the end of January.
celebstalker.net /tiger-woods   (1376 words)

  
 Travel Golf: Leave Tiger Woods out of the Masters' fight
Woods is slated to become the spokesMAN for womankind.
After all, Woods did say, after much hounding from the media and the liberal powers that be, that Augusta National should admit its first female member.
Woods is the perfect spokesperson for feminism in millennium 2K.
www.travelgolf.com /departments/editorials/tiger-woods-augusta.htm   (619 words)

  
 Tiger Woods concludes another brilliant PGA Tour season
ATLANTA: Tiger Woods ended his season by winning his second Tour Championship and collecting his 61st career PGA Tour title but it could be a while before he gets a chance to celebrate No. 62.
Woods plans on competing in the President's Cup later this month and then taking an extend break to spend some quality time with his wife and new baby daughter.
Woods said he also planned to do a little scuba diving during his break which is well earned after winning four of his last five tournaments and the just completed inaugural FedEx Cup playoffs.
thestar.com.my /sports/story.asp?file=/2007/9/19/sports/18925083&sec=sports   (830 words)

  
 African American Registry: Tiger Woods, professional golf's "Main Man."
From Cypress, California, Eldrick "Tiger" Woods is a golf prodigy, his father Earl Woods who taught his son to play golf before the boy could even read.
Woods was selected as 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Player of the Year by the PGA TOUR (Jack Nicklaus Award), the PGA of America, and the Golf Writers Association of America.
Woods is now a five-time PGA Player of the Year in his seven full seasons on tour.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/588/Tiger_Woods_professional_golfs_Main_Man   (471 words)

  
 Buick: Tiger Woods Golf: Buick Tiger Woods Golf Contest
Woods is the first person to hold all four professional major championships at the same time and only the fifth golfer to win all four during a career.
Tiger´s interest in golf began at the age of six months, when he imitated his father's swing while watching him hit golf balls into a net.
By the end of the summer of 2000, Tiger had won the U.S. Open by 15 strokes, the British Open by eight, and held or shared the scoring records in relation to par for all four of the major championships.
www.buick.com /golf/tiger.jsp   (571 words)

  
 TrustedReviews - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
One thing it already has on its side is that the Tiger Woods series is a very successful one; both critically and at retail.
Tiger Woods 07 was no different and the Wii edition, with the exception of online play, features the exhaustive collection of game modes and features found on other versions.
Unlike the golf in Wii Sports, Tiger Woods is a proper golf game and gives you far more options for controlling your shots.
www.trustedreviews.com /gaming/review/2007/03/21/Tiger-Woods-PGA-Tour-07/p1   (416 words)

  
 Tiger Woods latest news
The newspaper observed that, thanks to the popularity of Tiger Woods, golf is the only sport that has increased its audience in recent years, while ratings for other sports have been marked by sizable erosion.
Tiger Woods broke Greg Norman's record with his 97th consecutive week atop the world golf rankings.
Suggesting that audiences remain interested in golf telecasts only when Tiger Woods is on his game, ratings for Sunday's NBC coverage of the U.S. Open fell 20 percent from last year.
www.toppics4u.com /tiger-woods/news.html   (385 words)

  
 Tiger Woods
But the regimen Earl Woods crafted for Tiger from the time the boy was in a high chair watching his dad hit golf balls into a net in their garage was not there for the first children.
Kevin says it was to thank her for her help during Tiger's two years at Stanford University.
One of the few drawbacks, they say, is that Tiger is such a hostage to his handlers and schedule that it is difficult for them to maintain contact with him.
www.tigertales.com /tiger/sibs052797.html   (833 words)

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