Golfer Tiger Woods was Born Eldrick T. Woods
Golf champion Tiger Woods was born Eldrick T. Woods on Dec. 30, 1975 in Cypress (pop. 46,229). At 2, he appeared on television, putting with Bob Hope on The Mike Douglas Show. Woods turned professional in 1996, and with his second Masters victory in 2001 became the first person to hold all four major professional golf championships simultaneously.