The nick-name "Tiger" was given to him by his father. It's the same nick-name of a South Vietnamese combat buddy, Nguyen Phong, who saved Tiger's father's life in the Vietnam War.
Tiger Woods believes in the teachings of Buddhism.
Tiger Woods was 11-months old when he first started swinging a sawed off golf club in his garage.
Favorite food: McDonalds (CheeseBurgers) and Taco Bell.
During his two years at Stanford University, Tiger Woods majored in Economics and was nicknamed "Urkel" by his college teammates.
The head of Tiger's driver club is moving at an average speed of 122 mph at impact with the ball.
Tiger Woods underwent successful laser eye surgery in 1999. He no longer needs to wear glasses or contacts.
Tiger Woods' mother hand made his club head cover. The words "Love from Mom", in
Thai, are stitched on it.
Tiger Woods always wears the color red on the final day of the tournament, because his mother feels that it's a lucky and "power color" for him.
Tiger Woods has his own golf video game distributed by EA sports.
Inside Tiger Woods' golf bag:
Driver: Titleist Titanium 975D 7.5 degree
Tiger Woods is coached by Butch Harmon.
Tiger Woods' caddy is Steve Williams. Steve has caddied for Ray Floyd and Greg Norman. Steve
is Tiger's second caddy.
Tiger Woods' first caddy was Mike (Fluff) Cowan, an 18-year veteran of
the PGA Tour.
After his record setting 12-stroke victory at the 1997 Masters, Tiger Woods got to select the menu for
the 1998 Masters Champions dinner.
Three Wood: Titleist 13 degree
Irons (2-PW): Titleist Prototype
Wedges (SW, LW): Titleist Vokey Design 56 degree,
Titleist Vokey Design 60 degree
Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist Pro Platinum
Ball: Titleist Professional 90 and Nike ball
Tiger's Menu: Cheeseburgers, grilled chicken
sandwiches, french fries, and strawberry or vanilla shakes!
Named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year in 1996 and 2000.