A naturally gifted player, he took up golfing at a very young age and soon became a prodigy, taking swings on a television program when he was two years old and shooting a 48 over nine holes at age three. Amateur title, Woods left college and turned professional on August 29, 1996.In 1991, at age 15, he became the youngest winner of the U. Junior Amateur Championship; he also captured the 19 Junior Amateur titles. He enrolled at Stanford University in 1994 and won the collegiate title in 1996. Playing as a pro in eight PGA events in 1996, he won two titles and was named the PGA Tour’s Rookie of the Year. The nick-name "Tiger" was given to him by his father. Tiger Born: December 30, 1975 Long Beach, California.
Tiger's Driver (Big Golf Club) is only 43-inches long, an inch shorter than most clubs used by other professionals.
Tiger's Driver Club head is moving at an average speed of 122 mph at impact with the ball.
S.), American golfer who enjoyed one of the greatest amateur careers in the history of the game and became the dominant player on the professional circuit in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
In 1997 Woods became the first golfer of either African American or Asian descent to win the Masters Tournament, one of the most prestigious events in the sport.
With his victory at the 2001 Masters, Woods became the first player to win consecutively the four major tournaments of golf—the Masters, the U. Open, the British Open (Open Championship), and the PGA Championship.
Woods was the child of an African American father and a Thai mother.The purpose of this paper is to determine if there was such a shock and to clarify the role that the estimation and event windows have on measuring its significance.The event study methodology is used for Tiger's core sports related sponsors: Electronic Arts (Tiger Woods PGA TOUR), Nike (Nike Golf), and Pepsi (Gatorade) and his sponsors that are unrelated to sports: AT&T, Accenture, and Procter & Gamble.The sponsors did not suffer a statistically significant negative cumulative abnormal return.Even under liberal standards and for any event or estimation window that was considered.Join Britannica's Publishing Partner Program and our community of experts to gain a global audience for your work!Tiger Woods, byname of Eldrick Woods, (born December 30, 1975, Cypress, California, U.In 1994 he came from six holes behind to win the first of his three consecutive U. Woods was able to generate such club speed that he routinely hit drives of more than 300 yards.His booming long game, coupled with his expert putting and chipping and his reputation for mental toughness, made him an intimidating opponent and a popular player among fans.However, the event windows and estimation windows greatly affected the test statistics.Tiger Woods' situation is, perhaps, the perfect case study for many papers that have found a negative stock market reaction to a scandal.