Eldrick Tont Woods, famous in the world as Tiger Woods is a professional golfer from the United States of America and in terms of his achievements; he is one of the most successful golfers ever to have played the game. A former world number 1, Tiger is also the highest paid athlete in the world, having earned a staggering $ 91 million from both endorsements of products as well as from his winnings on Tour. Woods has won 14 Major titles till date, which puts him in second place in the all time list of Major winners behind his childhood idol jack Nicklaus. He has also won 71 titles on the PGA Tour and this puts him in third place after Sam Snead and Jack Nicklaus. The number of wins as well as the number of Major titles he has picked up in his log and glittering career puts him head and shoulders above any player who is playing golf professionally at the moment. Moreover, Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer ever to win all the four Major titles, which is also known as the Career Grand Slam as well as 50 titles on the PGA Tour.
Moreover, Woods has won the Career Grand Slam as many as three times, a record that he shares with the legendary Nicklaus and has also won the World Golf Championships as many as 16 times. Having turned professional in 1994, he became a member of the PGA Tour in 1996 and he has been the number one player in the world for the most consecutive weeks and the total cumulative time that he has spent on the top of the ratings is also a record. Tiger Woods has won the PGA Tour Player of the Year as many as ten times, which is a record and has also won the Byron nelson Award as many as eight times, which is another record.
He led the money list in as many as nine seasons and has a total of 97 titles on the professional circuit. He was won 71 PGA Tour titles, 38 European Tour titles, 2 Japan Golf Tour titles as well as 1 title each on the Asian Tour and the PGA Tour of Australasia. Tiger Woods is definitely one of the greatest ever players to have played on Tour and although he is currently on a sabbatical, it is highly likely that when he returns, he will aim to overtake Nicklaus with the most number of Major titles.