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  • Faith: Buddhist
  • Career: Athlete
  • Birthday:  December 30, 1975
  • Accomplishments:  PGA Championship, Masters Golf Tournament, US Open

Tiger Woods is an American professional golfer who had a golf club in his hands by the time he turned two years old. Tiger has a very mixed heritage, and often refers to himself as "Cablinasian", an abbreviation he coined from he coined from Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and Asian.

Tiger attended Stanford University on a golf scholarship, majoring in economics but leaving after 2 years to turn professional.

Tiger Woods has enjoyed many achievements, accolades, as well as a tumultuous personal life, but claims that his faith helps keep him centered, "Buddhism teaches me to stop following every impulse and to learn restraint."

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