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5 Lesser Known Facts About Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is possibly the greatest golfer of all time. Moreover, the GOAT of golf is celebrating its anniversary today. The winner of 15 major championships turns 46 today and receives birthday greetings from around the world.

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Tiger made his debut in 1996; has taken the golf world by storm with his incredible skills.

He’s won 82 PGA Tours and tied the record for most tour wins. Plus, Woods even has the second-most major league wins, with 15 wins to date. So, let’s celebrate this special occasion of this legendary golfer by knowing some interesting and lesser known facts about him.

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Five Lesser Known Facts About Tiger Woods

1. Mowed 80 and 70 at a young age

Tiger Woods was a child prodigy. He had started to make a name for himself from a young age. According to GolfMonthly, Tiger broke 80 for the first time at the age of 8. Plus, he broke 70 for the first time when he was just 12 years old.

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2. Shot 48 for nine holes at 3 years old!

Tiger Woods shot 48 nine holes at the age of 3. His father had access to the Navy Golf Course, and it was there that he started playing golf.

3. Giving back to society

He and his father Earl Woods established the Tiger Woods Foundation in 1997. During this time, this foundation is helping children around the world to learn and has reached approximately 10 million children to date.

Golf – PNC Championship – The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Florida, United States – December 19, 2021 Tiger Woods of the United States at the REUTERS / Joe Skipper practice

4. A Buddhist!

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Yes, you heard that right, Tiger Woods is a Buddhist, and a lot of people don’t know that. Woods was raised in his family as a Buddhist. Therefore, he actively practiced it, at least in his childhood.

5. Tiger had a stuttering problem

Tiger Woods, whose life is devoted to golf, had a stutter as a child. However, he managed to overcome it by taking lessons at school and talking in an interesting way to his dog at night.

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So here are some lesser known facts about the greatest golfer of all time. But which of them surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments section below.

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