The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Woods, Tiger

LC control no.n 95039225
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingWoods, Tiger
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Woods, Eldrick
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1975-12-30
Place of birthCypress (Calif.)
AffiliationNike (Firm) Stanford University Tiger Woods Foundation U.S. Open (Golf tournament) Professional Golfers' Association of America Augusta National Golf Club
Profession or occupationGolfers
Found inTiger Woods, 1995: CIP p. 2-3 (18 yrs. old in 1994; real name is Eldrick)
Tiger Woods, c1997: CIP galley (b. 1975)
Tiger Woods, 1998: CIP galley (b. Dec. 30, 1975)
African American National Biography, accessed September 23, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Woods, Tiger; Eldrick Woods; golfer; born 30 December 1975 in Cypress, Orange County, California, United States; won U.S. Amateur Championship (1994); enrolled at Stanford University, major in economics (1994); named NCAA First Team All-America; dropped out of Stanford (1996); became professional golfer with $40 million endorsement deal from Nike and $20 million deal with Titleist; won the Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club (1997); won the PGA Championship (1999); won the Mercedes Championship and the U.S. Open Championship (2000); won the British Open at St. Andrews, Scotland; won the PGA Championship (2000); retained the Masters and added a second U.S. Open title (2002); established the Tiger Woods Foundation; won the USPGA Championship (2007) and the US Open (2008); PGA Player of the Year and PGA leading money winner (2007) and (2009))