Has said that Caddyshack (1980) is one of his all time favorite movies. He even played Bill Murray's character "Carl Spackler" in a American Express TV commercial.
Named Golf Digest Player of the Year (1991 and 1992), Golf World Player of the Year (1992 and 1993), Golfweek National Amateur of the Year (1992), Golf World Man of the Year (1994), and Fred Haskins and Jack Nicklaus College Player of the Year awards (1996.)
Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year in 1996 and 2000, making him the first athlete to win the award twice.
Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 1997, 1999, 2000 and 2006.
7/17/05: "Tiger Tames Augusta National" (becoming the first black winner of the Masters golf tournament on 13 April 1997) was ranked #2 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Most Awesome Sports Moments (of the last 15 years)".
Went to the same high school in Santa Monica, CA, as Carson Daly. They both were members of the golf team there. Tiger has made guest appearances on Daly's "Total Request Live" (1998) on MTV and "Last Call with Carson Daly" (2002) on NBC.
1999: Underwent laser eye surgery and now endorses TLC Laser Eye Centers.
Has won at least one World Golf Championships event every year since 1999 (54% winning rate).
Won the American Express Championship six times between 1999 and 2007.
2000: Signed a five-year, $100-million endorsement contract with Nike. As of 5/03 it remains the largest endorsement deal ever signed by an athlete.
October 2004: Married long-time girlfriend, Swedish model Elin Nordegren.
In 2004, it was reported that he was worth an estimated $295 million.
2006: Was #5 on the annual Forbes magazine Celebrity 100 list.
July 2006: At the age of 30, he won his third British Open, his 11th Major Championship. The win moved him to second place on the all-time major championship list (tied with Walter Hagen) and seven behind Jack Nicklaus, who has the record at 18.
January 2006: Purchased a $39-million property in Jupiter, FL, which became his primary residence.
In 2006, he donated $9,500,000 to the Tiger Woods Learning Center, Earl D.Woods Sr. Scholarship Fund, and other Tiger Woods Foundation programs.
Tiger and his wife, Elin Nordegren, are expecting their first child in the summer of 2007.
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his 2006 earnings to be $100 million, largely the result of a lucrative advertising deal with Nike, Buick, and other brands.
Ranked #2 in the 2008 Forbes The Celebrity 100 list.
Announced that he and his wife, Elin Nordegren, are expecting their second child in late winter [September 2, 2008].
Son, Charlie Axel, born February 8, 2009.