Tiger Woods Research Paper

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Tiger Woods was born in Cypress, California, in 1975. Tiger Woods was raised to be a champion. Brought up by a father who put a golf club in his hands before he could walk. For an entire generation of kids, Tiger was a hero and viewed in the same light as the best athlete in the world. Tiger Woods studied at Stanford University, and won a number of amateur U.S. golf titles. By the summer of 1996 he shot to fame after winning the Master’s at Augusta, with a record score of 270 and at the age of twenty-one he was the youngest player to earn the title. He became among the top best golf players of all time since turning pro at the age of twenty. His 14 major tournament championships are second only to Jack Nicklaus who has a total of 18, a record he once seemed destined to exceed. Tiger Woods is one of the greatest golfers to have ever played the game. His tournament record worldwide is greater than anyone else’s. He has been at the top of the game for twenty years now; he is probably the most formidable force in the modern age of golf. He is one of a kind, my idol.
As a golfer “myself” I try to imitate Tiger Woods; from the way he manages himself on the golf course to how he trains for a tournament. I like to think I am similar to Tiger Woods at how I manage myself on the golf course.
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One thing that Tiger Woods has managed to do his whole career is being able to mentally keep a level head through all the ups and downs during a tournament. That’s why he has had such an incredible career. Things like pressure seems to excite him, and even when he struggles he has the mental ability to overcome that and find something to help him push on in the tournament. When I play in a tournament I try to do the same. I am trying my best to become very similar to Tiger
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