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Tiger Woods Lawrence J. Londino

Tiger Woods

Lawrence J. Londino

Published May 20th 2010
ISBN : 9780313380501
Hardcover
209 pages
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Tiger Woods: A Biography, Second Edition updates the 2005 edition to examine the life and career of this phenomenal athlete through the 2009 PGA Championship. The book provides information about Woodss parents and his upbringing, early life, andMoreTiger Woods: A Biography, Second Edition updates the 2005 edition to examine the life and career of this phenomenal athlete through the 2009 PGA Championship. The book provides information about Woodss parents and his upbringing, early life, and outstanding accomplishments as a professional golfer. It also covers Tigers philanthropic activities including the Tiger Woods Foundation, a global organization that provides innovative educational opportunities to youth, the Tiger Woods Learning Center, and the Earl Woods Scholarship Program established to honor the spirit and vision of Tigers father.Recognizing that the opportunities Woods has had were hard won by early African American golfers--who were denied the right to play on the PGA Tour until 1961--the book also includes a chapter on these pioneers. The volume is rounded out with a brief history of broadcasting and sports, as well as a look at the relationship between athletes and sponsors.