Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods, better known by his stage name Tiger Woods, is an American professional golfer who was born on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California. He is reputed to have finished second in men’s major championships and tied for top in PGA victories. He also has several golf records, which are well known. Woods is renowned for being one of the all-time great golfers and enjoys a good deal of recognition.
Throughout his golf career at the time, he developed into a prolific and powerful force. He held the top spot in the world rankings from August 1999 to June 2005 and from that point until October 2010. 13 golf championships are known to have been won by him.
He was known to have turned professional in the year 1996 at the age of 20. After turning professional and assuming an exceptional stance of performance, he was known to have won three PGA Tour events in April 1997 which was in addition to his first Major win in the year 1997 Masters which he was known to have won by 12 strokes in a record-breaking performance at the time. In the historical record of his world ranking, he reached World No.1 in the year June 1997.
Is Tiger Better than Jack Nicklaus?
Compared to Nicklaus, Woods has only started 86 major events (164). Nevertheless, he has 15 victories to Nicklaus’s 18. Additionally, the older of the two has finished second 19 times compared to Woods’ 7.
Jack Nicklaus is as well a retired American golfer who is known to be widely one of the greatest golfers of all time. He is known to have won several 117 professional tournaments.