Eldrick Tont Woods, also named as Tiger Woods, is considered as one of the world’s most popular and highest paid athletes. He is a brilliant professional American golfer. He got birth on December 30, 1975 in California, United States. He is the only child of Earl Woods and his first wife, Barbara Woods Gray. He was introduced to the golf by this father at the early age of two. His father had been a great golfer and a popular baseball player at Kansas University. Tiger won at the underage 10 section of Drive, Pitch, and Putt competition, held at the Navy Golf Course in Cypress, California, when he was only seven. He won the Junior World Golf Championship for about six times.
Tiger Woods Golf Career:
In year 1996, when he was only 20, Tiger became the first ever golf player to win the three consecutive U.S. Amateur titles.. This was indeed a huge achievement in the beginning of his golf career. He also won the NCAA individual golf championship. He made a record of scoring 281 and won silver medal at The Open Championship. He got many honorable titles including Sports Illustrated’s 1996 Sportsman and PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. In year 1997, he came at the top of the Official World Golf Rankings.
In 2009, he was titled as Athlete of the Decade. He has got this title for about four times. He is the only one to get an honorable title of Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year for many times.
He has signed endorsement deals with many popular companies which include General Motors, Titleist, General Mills, American Express, Accenture, and Nike, Inc.
Tiger Woods’ Honors and Achievements:
- PGA Tour wins (79)
- European Tour wins (40)
- Japan Golf Tour wins (2)
- Asian Tour wins (1)
- PGA Tour of Australasia wins (1)
- Other professional wins (16)
- Amateur wins (21)
Tiger Woods Net Worth 2017:
Tiger Woods earning include his salary that comes from golf winnings, endorsement deals and corporate outings. According to the reporters, Tiger Woods’ net worth is approximately $700 million. This makes Tiger the second richest men of Africa America. He has got an annual salary income of $50-$60 million. However, it is also reported that Tiger’s divorce with Elin Nordegren not only affected his personnel life but had also a huge effect on his financial life as well. In order to settle the controversies, he had to lose millions from his potential earnings. Below, you can check out Tiger Wood’s entire life time earnings and income from year 1996-2004. Till now his earnings have reached to approximately $1.3 billion.
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