Tiger Woods is one of the most successful professional golfers of all time. According to Forbes, he's also one of the highest paid athletes in the world. Born Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods, he turned professional in 1996... and a year alter won his first major tournament, the 1997 Masters. That same year he reached the number one position in the world rankings. Throughout the first decade of 2000, Woods dominated as the world's No. 1 professional golfer.
However, in 2010, he was involved in an infidelity scandal and decided to take a leave from professional golf. By 2011, his golf ranking fell to a professional all-time low of No. 58. Finally, after a 107 week win-less streak, Woods won the Chevron World Challenge in December 2011.
As of March 2013, Woods ranks No. 1 in the world again after winning the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitation.
Masters Tournament: 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005
US Open: 2000, 2002, 2008
The Open Championship: 2000, 2005, 2006
PGA Championship: 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007
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