“Athlete of the Decade” Tiger Woods’ Personal Life, Career and Net Worth

Eldrick Tont “Tiger Woods” is an American golfer who held many records in his career. He is popular as one of the best golfers and a very good athlete. In 2019, he was also awarded by Donald Trump by Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is the fifth golfer to be awarded this honor. To know more about Eldrick read this complete post.

Tiger Woods’ Early life

Eldrick was born on 30 December 1975 in California. His parents are Earl and Kultida “Tida” Woods, Tony is their only child. He also has two other half-brothers and a sister from another mother. According to ESPN, he is “For the record, he is one-quarter Thai, one-quarter Chinese, one-quarter Caucasian, one-eighth African American, and one-eighth Native American.” 

Earl was also a golfer, and Tont introduces by his father at an age of two as a golfer. You can imagine his craziness for golf as he won Drive, Pitch, and Putt Competition for ten years. Wood wins six times Junior World Championships and in 1989, he played for Big I, a national-level junior tournament.

Woods completes his graduation from Western High School and start his golf coaching with coach Don Crosby. Once when he was a teenager, he wrote,  “I know what it’s like to be different and to sometimes not fit in. I also stuttered as a child I would talk to my dog and he would sit there and listen until he fell asleep. I also took a class for two years to help me, and I finally learned to stop.”

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Tiger Woods’Career

Woods get fame very soon and at an age of 20, he signed commercial ads with Nike and Titleist. In 1996, he won Sportsman of the year, and in 2021 become the youngest winner. In Offical World Golf Ranking he made a record as the fastest ascent. But after that, he had some issues with his eyesight and he has gone through laser surgery.

In the 2000 PGA tour, he broke and set another eight record and praised to say “the greatest performance in golf history.” Grand Slam is achieved by him at an age of 24 and nominated as Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the year. He was known as Tiger Slam after winning a conjugative four victory in Master 2001.

After his father died he stay away from the field and when he returned back to Winger Foot Golf Club, did not perform better. In 2008 again he went through knee surgery back in U.S. Open against Rocco Mediate and then Mediate stated, “This guy does things that are just not normal by any stretch of the imagination,” but after this victory, he again had problems in his knee and went through a surgery.

Just because Woods not playing, the television rating was put down. In 2009 he lost his match and when the media cover it his behavior is not well. In 2010, he apologized for his behavior, “I was wrong and I was foolish.” In short, we can say that his coach Sean Foley never give any good performance.

From 2009 to 2018 he faced many injuries and his performance goy down and down. In 2019 he won the Master and it was his best performance in these years. With this victory, he was the second winner of the Masters at 43, and the first is Jack Nicklaus.

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“Athlete of the Decade” Eldrick Personal Life, Career and Net Worth(Complete Information)

Tiger Woods’ Personal Life

Elin Nordegren, a Swedish model was engaged with Woods in 2003. Her father is the minister of migration in Barbro Holmberg. Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik introduced them in 2001.

In 2005 they married and bought a 10,000 square feet home in Florida for $ 39 million. This couple has two children daughter named Sam Alexis Woods and a son Charlie Axel Woods. In 2010 they split from this relationship.

Tiger Woods’ Achievements

Wood is awarded by the California Hall of Fame in 2007, Arnold Schwarzenegger Governor of California. In 2009, he was known as  “Athlete of the Decade” and nominated for Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. Woods also win Sports Illustrated‘s Sportsman of the Year two times.

If he includes in a golf match then its rating automatically increased. In 2019, he won the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Tiger Woods’ Iellgal Incidents 

From Florida Wood got arrested in 2017, for a drunk and drive case. Also, he find drug addicted at that time, and he was fined $ 250 and ordered to prohibit alcohol while driving. If he does not obey this he went to jail for 90 days and was fined % 500. In 2021, his car is cursed while he is only one person, and taken to Harbor UCLA Medical Centre by ambulance. Later, an investigation found that his car was in Overspeed and the car “sustained major damage.”

Wood believed in Buddhism and stated, “believes in Buddhism … not every aspect, but most of it.” But after some, he again stated that “Buddhism teaches me to stop following every impulse and to learn restraint. Obviously, I lost track of what I was taught.”

Tiger Woods’ Net Worth

Tiger Woods is one of the highest-paid golfers of his time. His net worth is estimated at $ 800 million. Aside from golf, he endeavors in many others as he signed a deal with nick for five years for $ 100 million. His earnings from his old career are $ 2 billion. During the PGA tour, he ears mostly $ 20 million.

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