Tiger Woods: The Making Of A Champion



TIGER WOODS THE MAKING OF A CHAMPION BY: JOHN GARRITY

Eldrick Tiger Woods was born in Brooklyn, NY on December 30, 1975. His
parents names are Earl and Kutildra. Earl is a American Indian, a Chinese
and half Black. Kutildra is a White, a Chinese and half Thai. Both of Earl's
parents were dead by the time he was 13. He named his son "Tiger" after his
Vietnam War partner Nguyen Phong of the South Vietnamese army. He nicknamed him
Tiger for his iron will and bravery. Around 1967 or 1968 they lost contact and
never spoke to one another since. Earl hopes that 1 day Nguyen will see his son'
s name either on TV or in a paper and contact him, so they can reunite. Tiger
was ...

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I want my ball to go". During this whole time Tiger
attended Stanford college and maintained straight A's in his sophomore year. He
had originally planed to graduate from Stanford before going pro, but when Nike
offered him a 42 million dollar deal to wear their clothes for 5 years he couldn'
t resist. This was not the only reason he decided to go pro. After an excellent
finish in the British Open, Tiger felt that he also had enough mental strength
to go pro. His parents are very supportive of him and felt fine with this. Wood'
s first pro win was the Las Vegas invitational. At the Honors Course in Texas
he brought out an enormous crowd. Of the 14,694 tickets sold, 14,000 were fans
wanting to see their Tiger.

If you were to ever meet Tiger Woods for yourself he would probably be
the nicest person you will ever meet. He signs just about every autograph and is
never mean to fans. Tiger and his father gave out free golf lessons to caddies
and junior golfers. Many of you may no ...

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