Tiger Woods Death – Over a thousand fans of the renowned American professional golfer Tiger Woods has on Friday reacted to the sudden text message sent to their phones, according to a fan the text stated that the 46-year-old golfer was shot to death at Tootsies Cabaret Miami Night Club following a dispute/altercation with a stripper. According to popular golf players’ management, Tiger Woods is NOT dead and was NEVER shot at the nightclub as the text insinuated. According to the SPAM text message, Tiger Woods was found dead following the alleged shooting.
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Who Is Tiger Woods?
Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods, Jr., is an American professional golfer. He was born on December 30, 1975, in New York City. The PGA Tour wins tie him for first, the major championships put him second, and he retains other golf records.  As a golfer, Woods is recognized as one of the all-time greats and one of the most well-known athletes of our time. The World Golf Hall of Fame has inducted him. A successful amateur and college golf career preceded Woods’ turn pro in 1996 at the age of 20. The 1997 Masters was his maiden major championship, and he won it by a record-breaking 12 strokes by the end of April 1997.
It was less than a year after turning professional that he became world number one for the first time. The first decade of the 21st century saw Tiger Woods as the dominant force in golf. From August 1999 to September 2004 (a period of 264 weeks) and again from June 2005 to October 2010 he was the world’s top golfer (281 consecutive weeks). He won 13 major championships during this period.
Tiger Woods Background
Earl Woods and Kultida “Tida” Woods had Eldrick Tont Woods on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California. His father’s first marriage left him with two half-brothers and a half-sister. Earl was a Vietnam War veteran and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant. He was born in the United States to African-American parents and was also thought to have European, Native American, and even Chinese blood, according to family lore. Earl first met Kultida (née Punsawad) in Thailand while serving in the military in 1968. Her ancestry is a mashup of Thai, Chinese, and Dutch.
According to ESPN in 2002, he is a quarter Thai, a half-ton of Chinese, a quarter-ton of Caucasian, and a quarter-ton of African American and Native American. “Cablinasian” is the term Tiger has used to define his ancestry (a syllabic abbreviation he coined from Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and Asian).
Tiger Woods Net Worth
Woods has been included on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid sports stars. By Golf Digest’s estimates from 1996 to 2007, Tiger Woods made $769,440,709, making him one of the wealthiest athletes in the world at the time. Including the $10 million prize he received for his FedEx Cup victory, Woods became the first professional athlete to earn more than a billion dollars in his career in 2009. Following Oprah Winfrey as America’s second-richest black person in 2007, Forbes pegged his fortune at $600 million.
On Forbes’ list of the highest-paid athletes in the world in 2015, Tiger Woods ranked ninth and was the highest-paid Asian American or African American athlete. Woods was the highest-paid golfer in the world in 2017, according to Forbes. Woods became the first golfer in 2022 to amass a fortune in excess of $1 billion.
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