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Tiger Woods does not need to roar any more

Tiger Woods AchievementsTiger Woods the man who became the youngest Masters champ at the age of 21 is meant for even bigger achievements no doubt.

Normally, golfers have not been eagerly put amongst the top sportsmen. It is believed that there are far more physically and mentally challenging sports that push athletes to the limit. However, sport is more than just physical endurance. The reason why most believe Tiger Woods has earned his place in the top ten sportsmen is the impact he has had on the golf and the wider sporting community. True, he has been heavily supported by merchandising companies, attempting to exploit his talent. Tiger Woods has however earned that respect and ultimately it is his success which had made him the highest paid athlete in sports today. Tiger Woods has been the no.1 in the golf ranking for years and as with all great sportsmen, he saves his best for the big tournaments. The major records of Tiger Woods already put him amidst the top ten, with many years still ahead of him. Recently the scandal of extra-marital affair and indefinite break from golf seem to dash hopes of seeing him top even himself. Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods, an American professional golfer whose achievements to date rank him among the most successful golfers of all time. Currently the World No. 1, he was the highest-paid professional athlete in 2008, having earned an estimated $110 million from winnings and endorsements.

Tiger Woods has held the number one position in the world rankings for the most consecutive weeks and for the greatest total number of weeks. Tiger Woods has been awarded PGA Player of the Year a record ten times and has the record of leading the money list in nine different seasons.

His father began calling Woods by the nickname “Tiger” in honor of a fellow soldier and friend who had the same moniker. Tiger Woods learned to play golf as a child. His father, Earl, served as his teacher and mentor. Around the age of eight, Woods had become extremely proficient at the game, showing off his skills on such television shows as Good Morning America.

Tiger Woods was chosen as the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year and ESPY Male Athlete of the Year in 1997. He was also one of the most accomplished amateur golfers in history.

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