Tiger Woods factfile

Updated: 16 March 2010 17:23 IST

Factfile on 14-time major champion Tiger Woods, the golf superstar who on Tuesday announced he will end his break from golf following a sex scandal, at next mon

Tiger Woods factfile

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TIGER WOODS

Age - 34

Born - Cypress, California

Residence - Orlando, Florida

Height - 1.88m

Weight - 80kg

Family - Wife Elin (2004); daughter Sam Alexis (2007), son Charlie Axel (2009)

Website - www.tigerwoods.com

Turned pro - 1996

Major titles - 14 (Masters 1997, 2001, 2002 and 2005, US Open 2000, 2002 and 2008, British Open 2000, 2005, 2006, US PGA Championship 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007)

USPGA Tour wins - 71: International wins - 11: Others - 12

Winner of the Ryder Cup with the United States (1999)

Player of the Year in 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009

Money list standings: 1st in 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2nd in 2003, 4th in 1998 and 2004

Career milestones:

Youngest Masters champion at 21 years, 3 months, 14 days in 1997

Youngest world No. 1 in history of golf, 15 June 1997, at 21 years 24 weeks

First player to win the US Open, British Open and US PGA Championship in the same year (2000)

First player to hold all four major titles simultaneously, adding the 2001 Masters to the US Open, British Open and US PGA Championship titles he claimed in 2000

Youngest player to win 50 US PGA Tour titles at 30 years (Buick Open 2006)

Returned to competition in February 2009 following knee surgery and an eight-month layoff at the World Golf Championships Accenture Match Play Championship.

Won his first title since his 2009 comeback in his third event by taking the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March. Won six times on the US tour in 2009, won the Australian Masters in November, played on victorious US Presidents Cup team.

On December 11, 2009, he said via website statement he was taking "indefinite break" from golf.

On February 19, 2010, in his first public statement since the scandal erupted, Woods apologized but did not indicate when he might return to golf.

On March 16, 2010, he said via website statement that he was ending his break from golf and would return at the Masters tournament, which starts April 8 at Augusta National Golf Club.



Topics : Golf Tiger Woods
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