Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament on this day in 1997. He was 21 years old at the time.
Who is Tiger Woods?
Tiger Woods is an American professional golfer, widely considered one of the greatest golfers of all time. He was born on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California, and started playing golf at the age of two.
How did Tiger Woods win the Masters in 1997?
Tiger Woods won the Masters Tournament in 1997 by finishing with a score of 18-under-par, breaking the previous record for the lowest total score in the tournament's history. He won by 12 strokes, the largest margin of victory in the history of the Masters Tournament.
What was the significance of Tiger Woods' win?
Tiger Woods' win at the 1997 Masters Tournament was significant for several reasons. It made him the youngest golfer ever to win the tournament and the first African American to win a major championship.
How many times has Tiger Woods won the Masters Tournament?
Tiger Woods has won the Masters Tournament five times in his career. In addition to his victory in 1997, he also won in 2001, 2002, 2005, and 2019. His five Masters Tournament victories are tied for the second-most in history, behind Jack Nicklaus' six victories