Tiger Woods Name- Eldrick (Tiger) Woods Birth Date- December 30, 1975 Birth Place- Cypress, California
Early Accomplishments At 6 months Tiger imitated his fathers golf swing. At 2 years Tiger appeared on the Mike Douglas show, putting with Bob Hope. At 3 years old, Tiger shot a score of 48 for nine holes. When he was 5, he was featured in Golf Digest magazine. He won the Optimist International Junior Tournament six times, he was 8,9,12,13,14, and 15. Tiger was 16 when he played in his first professional tournament in 92, The Nissan Los Angeles Open. He played three more PGA Tour events in 93’.
Schooling Tiger entered Stanford University in 1994 and in two years he won 10 Collegiate events, including the NCAA Title three different times.
Honors Golf Digest Player of the Year in 91-92. Golf World Player of the Year in 92-93. Golf Week National Amateur of the Year in 92. Golf World Man of the Year in 94. Fred Hoskins and Jack Nicklaus College Player of the Year Awards in 96. 97, 99, 00, 01 Player of the Year Awarded by the PGA Tour. The Byron Nelson Award in 00. The Verdon Trophy in 00. The ESPY Male Athlete of the Year in 07, 99, 00.
Conclusion Tiger Woods has chartered new territory when it comes to African American golfers. He has distinguished himself from all Professional athletes n the PGA tour and has won more awards. Tiger is an exceptional role-model and could be considered an entrepreneur when it comes to blacks in the golf world.