Tiger Wood: 10 Fab Facts

His real name is not Tiger Although Tiger is a great name to have, it was not the name he was given at birth. His name is Eldrick Tont Woods.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He is a Buddhist Tiger's mother, Kultida raised him as a Buddhist and as a child, he actively practised the Buddhist faith.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

As a child, he had a stutter As a young boy, Tiger would almost practice curing his stutter. He once described it as words "lost somewhere between the brain and the mouth."

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He was the world's first billion-dollar athlete In 2009, Tiger earned $10 million for winning the FedEx Cup and this took him to the incredible mark of $1 billion in career earnings.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He has been World No. 1 for 13 years During his illustrious career, Woods has been at the top of the world rankings for 683 weeks which is almost the equivalent of 13 years.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He is third on all-time European Tour wins As we all know, Woods rose to fame on the PGA Tour but he also has an extremely successful European Tour record.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He broke 80 at 8 years old It is clear by now that Tiger Woods was born to play golf and nothing else. At just eight years old, Tiger broke 80 on a golf course for the first time, something that some of us have never done.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He broke 80 at 8 years old It is clear by now that Tiger Woods was born to play golf and nothing else. At just eight years old, Tiger broke 80 on a golf course for the first time, something that some of us have never done.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He is a writer On many occasions during his career, he has put on clinics and tutorials for many golf fans to watch as he offered his pearls of wisdom. In 2001, he wrote "How I Play Golf", a golf instruction booklet that sold over a million copies.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He has the eyes of a Tiger Tiger has almost perfect vision in his eyes and this is down to the help of laser eye surgery. After he received this treatment in 1999, he won seven of his next 10 events.

Tiger Woods: 10 Fab Facts

He almost won 50 times in his 20's In the early years of Woods' career, he was simply unstoppable. Through his 20's, he won a staggering 46 times which is 16 more than any other player in PGA Tour history in their 20's.