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He was born "Eldrick Tont Woods," and he was nicknamed "Tiger" after Vuong Dang Phong, who was a friend of his father's.
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What is Tiger Woods real name?

Answer Tiger Woods' full name is Eldrick Tiger Woods. Answer He was born Eldrick Woods , on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, CA For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section (Answers.com) indicated below. tiger woods real name is (MORE)

What did Tiger Woods name his baby girl?

Tiger Woods and wife Elin Nordegren have one daughter named Sam Elexis Woods born June 18, 2007. The name was chosen because Tiger's dad always said Tiger looked more like a Sam.

When did Tiger Woods get his first trophy?

As an amateur, Tiger became known for his skills on the golf course. In 1984, Tiger won the junior Wold Golf Championship for the first time. He won this event five more times. in 1991, Tiger became the youngest winner of the U.S. junior Amateur Championship. He also won won in 1992 and 1993. Tiger (MORE)

Who was Tiger Woods first sponsor?

\nTiger Woods became a professional golfer in August 1996, and signed endorsement deals worth $40 million from Nike and $20 million from Titleist.

What are the names of Tiger Woods parents?

Tiger was born December 30, 1975 to Earl and Kultida Woods in Cypress, CA. Tiger was an only child of his parents marriage but had 2 half brothers and a half sister from his father's previous marriage..

What is Tiger Woods child name?

Tiger wood's original name was Eldric. He adopted the nickname "Tiger" from a soldier in Vietnam who saved his father, Earl Woods, life.

When did tiger woods change his name to tiger?

At birth, Woods was given "Eldrick" and "Tont" as first and middle names, respectively. His middle name, Tont, is a traditional Thai name. He got his nickname from a Vietnamese soldier friend of his father, Vuong Dang Phong, to whom his father had also given the "Tiger" nickname.. Some sources rep (MORE)

How many siblings did Tiger Woods have And what were they named?

Woods was born in Cypress, California to Earl (1932-2006) and Kultida (Tida) Woods (1944). He is the only child of their marriage but has two half-brothers, Earl Jr. (born 1955) and Kevin (born 1957), and one half-sister, Royce (born 1958) from the 18-year marriage of Earl Woods and his first wife, (MORE)

Why did tiger wood change his name?

The name Tiger was a nickname given to him by his father. It was also give to one of his father's close friends, who he met in Vietnam, (He died soon after Earl left in a POW camp) The nickname just stuck with Tiger, and he eventually became known by it. Tiger said he is proud to carry the name, in (MORE)

How did Tiger Woods get his nick name?

It was the name a nickname Tiger's father gave to him, which he also gave to one of his friends who was a Vietnamese soldier when they fought together in the Vietnam war.

Were and when was Tiger Woods first PGA tour hole in one?

The 1996 U.S. Bank Championship was Tiger Woods' first PGA Tour event as a professional. On the final round, he used a six iron on the 188-yard, par-three 14th hole. It went straight in for his ninth lifetime hole-in-one. Woods would go on to finish tied for 60th place in this tournament, but he won (MORE)

When did Tiger Woods win his first US Open?

Tiger's first US Open victory in 2000 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. He set a new 72 hole scoring record at 12 under par and also had the largest margin of victory, separating himself from the rest of the field by 15 shots.

What Tiger Woods sponsor will quite first?

Good question, all of his sponsors are sticking with him for the minute. You will probably find some of his smaller sponsors may drop out to avoid the controversy. Gatorade, they have stopped the Gatorade Tiger drink, not related to recent events they say...yeah right.

Who was Tiger Woods fathers first wife?

GO ASK HIM YOURSELF FOR A CHANGE!!!stop posting the stupidest question when you need to give them privacy!!Why do you care anyways i don't see you doing a biography for him..or are you...that's what i thought your not so leave him the hell alone!!!

What is Tiger Woods half-sister name?

His sister is called Ethelburt, but her father wanted her to be called Larry. This lead to a court case, which was eventually settled in the European Court of Human Rights, whereby the local butcher was given the responsibility of naming her. However, the butcher had failed on a bet with the l (MORE)

Where was tigers woods first appearance in a national tournament?

Tiger Woods became a professional golfer in August 1996, and signed endorsement deals worth $40 million from Nike, Inc. and $20 million from Titleist. These endorsement contracts were the highest in golf history to that stage. He played his first round of professional golf at the Greater Milwaukee O (MORE)

Why is Tiger Woods name first on the leader board when there are others with the same score?

Because he's Tiger Woods. I doesn't matter where he is on the course, how badly he's playing, how well he's playing, or if someone just shot a 59 toget into a tie with him. His name will always be above anyone that he's tied with. It draws people to the sport. That's what happens when you're a house (MORE)

What is the real name for a saber toohted tiger?

The common name is saber toothed cats. There were many species of saber toothed cat, but they all belonged to the subfamily Machairodontinae. The scientific name of one of the most well known saber toothed cat species is Smilodon fatalis.

What is the real first name of golf-star Tiger Woods?

Woods was born Eldrick Tont Woods in Cypress, California. Woods' first name, Eldrick, was coined by his mother because it began with "E" (for Earl) and ended with "K" (for Kultida). His middle name Tont is a traditional Thai name. He was nicknamed Tiger in honor of his father's friend Col. Vuong Dan (MORE)

What is the full name of Tiger Woods?

The legendary golfer Tiger Woods' full birth name is actually Eldrick Tont Woods. His parents did not in fact name him after a Lord of the Rings character.