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Tiger Woods biography
Dátum pridania: 26.05.2002 Oznámkuj: 12345
Autor referátu: bigbossman
Jazyk: Angličtina Počet slov: 1 046
Referát vhodný pre: Stredná odborná škola Počet A4: 3.4
Priemerná známka: 3.00 Rýchle čítanie: 5m 40s
Pomalé čítanie: 8m 30s

EXEMPT STATUS: Winner, 1997 Masters Tournament (through 2007)
FULL NAME: Eldrick T. Woods
BIRTHDATE: December 30, 1975
FAMILY: Single
EDUCATION: Stanford University
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Basketball, fishing, all sports
Nicknamed "Tiger" after a Vietnamese soldier who was a friend of his father's in Vietnam...Putted against Bob Hope on the "Mike Douglas Show" at age 2, shot 48 for nine holes at age 3 and was featured in Golf Digest at age 5...In Feb. 1998, named to Blackwell's Best-Dressed List...Eighth athlete to be named Wheaties permanent rep, following Bob Richards (1958), Bruce Jenner (1977), Mary Lou Retton (1984), Pete Rose (1985), Walter Payton (1986), Chris Evert (1987) and Michael Jordan (1988)...Tiger Woods Foundation, chaired by father Earl, created to provide minority participation in golf and related activities...Foundation has pledged its full support to World Golf Foundation's The First Tee program...In 1997 won Sports Star of the Year Award, given to athletes who combine excellence in their sports with significant charitable endeavors...In 2000, on the cover of "Time" magazine, 40 years after Arnold Palmer became first golfer so honored...Web site is PGA TOUR Playoff Record6-1
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Fashioned one of the greatest seasons in the history of the sport and in the process assured a place among the best to ever play the game...Highlights included three consecutive major championship titles and career Grand Slam, nine PGA TOUR victories and TOUR single-season earnings record of $8,286,821...An eight-stroke British Open victory lifted him into company of Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus as holders of career Grand Slams and at the age of 24 was the youngest to do so...Became only the second player to win three majors in one season, joining Ben Hogan (1953)...Was 53-under par in four majors, next-best mark was 18-under by Ernie Els...His nine TOUR victories in a season were the most since Sam Snead won 11 in 1950...His 20th career win at U.S. Open made him youngest player in TOUR history to win 20 times...Started the season in historic fashion, with wins at Mercedes Championships and AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, giving him victories in six consecutive appearances, becoming first player since Hogan in 1948 to do so.
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