Five things you need to know about Tiger Woods

By Bosco Marita | Monday, Apr 15th 2019 at 12:18
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In the golf Arena, Tiger Woods is definitely a man who needs no introduction. With a flourishing career spanning a decade of years, Woods has had his fair share of success that makes him stand tall among many professional golfers.

In fact, the American professional golfer, according to Wikipedia, is considered the greatest of all time, ranking second in both major championships and PGA Tour wins.

Undoubtedly, never has the concept of the greatest comeback in golf history been so relevant than the Sunday victory of woods win in U.S Masters championship.

Though the sky is the limit, Woods victorious scream, the tremendous accolades pouring in from the world best athletes and American current and former presidents, the standing ovation he grabbed from loving fans and fierce opponents, the admiration he has attracted and the smile pasted on his face, inarguably tells a tale of a man who has achieved it all.

After a decade long success drought, engrossed in personal and professional adversities, his Sunday victory has unmasked the man who has beaten odds to leave a mark in his sporting career.

Now that Tiger Woods has emerged to be sporting titan of no mean repute, what punctuates his journey to being the greatest of all?

1 Age

He was born on December 30 1975, at Cypress in the California, United States of America, and is now aged 43 years. His parents are Earl Woods and Kultida Woods.

2. Marriage

Unfortunately, he is divorced. Formerly married to Elin Nordegren and blessed with two kids Sam Alexis Woods, Charlie Axel Woods. Their marriage lasted for six years between 2004-2010. The separated allegedly on grounds of infidelity.

3. Accident

He was involved in a car crash in November 2009 making him take an indefinite break from his career. He underwent spinal fusion surgery that gave him the second phase of his golfing career.

4. Arrested

In 2017 he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. He was arraigned and pleaded guilty of reckless driving.

5.Master championship

The triumph came 10 years, nine months and 29 days after his last major title at the 2008 US Open. This was his first Masters victory since 2005. He sits second, one below Jack Nicklaus' record of six wins at Augusta National. Ranked the second the greatest of all time three below Nicklaus who has 18 in the major tally.

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