Eldrick “Tiger” Woods is a golf legend. Many people know who he is, but most people may not know about how he got to where he is today.
Eldrick’s parents met in Thailand during the Vietnam War. After getting married they moved to California. Soon after, Tiger was born on December 30, 1975. His father nicknamed him Tiger, after a soldier he knew in Vietnam.
Tiger's parents wanted him to be successful, and he certainly was when it came to golf. Before he turned 11, Tiger entered 30 amateur competitions and won every single one of them. Tiger Woods was born to be a legend, and his mother knew it too.
Since these early competitions, Tiger has also won multiple Master Championships among other awards. Tiger Woods has become a household name and sports-wide phenomenon.
[Source: Discover The Life of a Sports Star: Tiger Woods]