Awarded: April 2000
(b. Dec. 30, 1975)
Tiger Woods has had a remarkable career since becoming a professional golfer in the late summer of 1996. He has won more than 22 tournaments, 16 of those on the PGA tour, including the 1999 PGA Championship and the 1997 Masters Tournament. Woods was the youngest player ever to win the Masters. He has won numerous awards, including the Associated Press’ Male Athlete of the Year award and Player of the Year by the PGA Tour.