Tiger Woods’ Birthplace: Where Was the Golf Legend Born?

Published 12/30/2021, 6:30 PM EST
AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 10: Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the 15th tee during the final round of The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2005 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)


Tiger Woods is a 15-time major championship winner, who is credited for revolutionizing golf over the years. With millions of fans all over the world, he is arguably one of the best golfers of all time.

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Tiger is the 2019 Masters tournament winner and, as a result, the closest to breaking the record of Jack Niklaus for most major wins. Jack holds the record with 18 major championship wins.

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Where was Tiger born?

Tiger Woods was born in Cypress, California, United States, and took a keen interest in golf from a young age itself. He was born on 30th December 1975. Tiger Eldrick Woods turned pro in the year 1996. He has presumably contributed more to the game than any other golfer. Tiger is the son of Earl Woods, a retired lieutenant colonel in the US army.

ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 23: Tiger Woods of the United States reacts during the trophy presentation ceremony after winning the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Notably, Tiger holds the record for most PGA Tour wins, which is 82, equaling the record of Sam Snead, who previously held the title. He is also a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. His induction took place in 2021.

Tiger made his first birdie at the Navy course, on 91 yards, par 3 when he was just four months shy of his fifth birthday. He made his first television appearance at the age of two in the year 1978, followed by an appearance in Golf Digest, aged 5.

Tiger’s injury and comeback

Tiger Woods suffered a serious injury earlier this year. Getting caught in a horrific car crash in February 2021, Tiger was sidelined for the rest of the year.

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DIVE DEEPER

Tiger Woods Received His Early Birthday Present From Ryder Cup USA

26 days ago

Dec 19, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Tiger Woods waiting to putt on the 17th green during the final round of the PNC Championship golf tournament at Grande Lakes Orlando Course. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports

However, 10 months later, he made one of the most incredible comebacks in golfing history. Tiger made his comeback with his 12 years old son Charlie Axel Woods at the 2021 PNC Championship. The father-son duo shot a 15 under par 57 in the final round to finish in the second position.

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Bazif Qadri

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Bazif Qadri is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing BSC Economics Hons, Bazif is a golf enthusiast. Not only a fan, but he is also an avid golfer himself.

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