Love or hate him – Tiger Woods can play golf. Before the scandal hit, he was a very private individual. He even owns a yacht named Privacy that reportedly has room to house 21 people. As we watch Tiger’s return for his bid to be the Best Golfer of All Time. Here are a few random things to know about Tiger Woods:
· Tiger has 3 half siblings - Earl Jr., and Kevin, and one half-sister, Royce from his dad’s first marriage.
· Earl Woods (Tiger’s Dad) is reportedly from African-American, Native American and Chinese decent.
· Elin Nordegren Woods was a former Swedish model and au pair. They were introduced by Jesper Parnevik.
· Tiger Woods donated $3,000,000 to relief efforts in Haiti.
· The “Tiger” nickname came from a nickname Earl Woods had given to a Vietnamese soldier buddy.
· Tiger Woods was the highest paid athlete in 2008 making approximately $110 million in winnings and endorsements.
The discussion of Tiger Woods brings out many different opinions and emotions but whatever your position on Mr. Woods, he definitely makes golf more interesting.