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us: Woods, Tiger

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    • us: Woods, Eldrick
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Cypress (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Nike (Firm)
        • Organization: (naf) Stanford University
        • Organization: (naf) Tiger Woods Foundation
        • Organization: (naf) U.S. Open (Golf tournament)
        • Organization: (naf) Professional Golfers' Association of America
        • Organization: (naf) Augusta National Golf Club
    • Organization

        (naf) Nike (Firm)
    • Organization

        (naf) Stanford University
    • Organization

        (naf) Tiger Woods Foundation
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        (naf) U.S. Open (Golf tournament)
    • Organization

        (naf) Professional Golfers' Association of America
    • Organization

        (naf) Augusta National Golf Club
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  • Sources

    • found: Tiger Woods, 1995: CIP p. 2-3 (18 yrs. old in 1994; real name is Eldrick)
    • found: Tiger Woods, c1997: CIP galley (b. 1975)
    • found: Tiger Woods, 1998: CIP galley (b. Dec. 30, 1975)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 23, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Woods, Tiger; Eldrick Woods; golfer; born 30 December 1975 in Cypress, Orange County, California, United States; won U.S. Amateur Championship (1994); enrolled at Stanford University, major in economics (1994); named NCAA First Team All-America; dropped out of Stanford (1996); became professional golfer with $40 million endorsement deal from Nike and $20 million deal with Titleist; won the Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club (1997); won the PGA Championship (1999); won the Mercedes Championship and the U.S. Open Championship (2000); won the British Open at St. Andrews, Scotland; won the PGA Championship (2000); retained the Masters and added a second U.S. Open title (2002); established the Tiger Woods Foundation; won the USPGA Championship (2007) and the US Open (2008); PGA Player of the Year and PGA leading money winner (2007) and (2009))
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    • 1995-04-20: new
    • 2015-03-18: revised
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