Woods and Rory Mc Ilroy are the only golfers to win both The Silver Medal and The Gold Medal at The Open Championship. Earl was a retired lieutenant colonel and Vietnam War veteran who was mostly African American with traces of European descent. Some people suggested that she had Native American and Chinese ancestry.
He is the only child of their marriage; however, he does have two half-brothers, Earl Jr. Woods' first name—Eldrick—was coined by his mother because it began with "E" (for Earl) and ended with "K" (for Kultida). He was nicknamed Tiger in honor of his father's friend Col.
This was not known until he wrote a letter to a boy who contemplated suicide.
Woods wrote, "I know what it's like to be different and to sometimes not fit in.
His many alleged extramarital indiscretions were revealed by several women, through many worldwide media sources.
After winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational on March 25, 2013, he ascended to the No.1 ranking once again, holding the top spot until May 2014.
Woods took a hiatus from professional golf from December 2009 to early April 2010 in order to focus on difficult issues in his marriage.
Tiger also played at the par 3 Heartwell golf course in Long Beach, as well as some of the municipals in Long Beach.Following an outstanding junior, college, and amateur career, Woods was 20 years old when he turned professional at the end of the summer in 1996.By April 1997, he had already won three PGA tour events in addition to his first major, the 1997 Masters.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 youngest and fastest to win 50 tournaments on tour.