Tiger Woods speaking during his 2022 World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the PGA TOUR Global Home
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Tiger Woods is a professional golfer. He was introduced to golf before the age of 2 and was considered a child prodigy.

Woods began his professional career in 1996, and by April 1997, he had won three PGA Tour events and the 1997 Masters. He has won numerous awards throughout his career, and he is considered one of the greatest golfers of all time.

In February 2021, Tiger Woods was hospitalized and underwent surgery after a single-car collision. He suffered fractures in both legs and shattered an ankle. Woods returned the action by the end of 2021 as he competed with his son Charlie in the PNC Championship in December.


Full name: Eldrick Tont Woods

Birthday: December 30, 1975

Hometown: Cypress, California

Height: 6’1”

Parents: Earl Woods (father), Kultida Woods (mother)

Spouse: Elin Nordegren (Married from 2004-10)

College: Stanford University

Number of PGA Tour wins: 82

Masters Tournament wins: 5


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