Tiger Woods: A Biography, 2nd Edition

  • Lawrence J. Londino
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  • ISBN-10: 0313380511
  • ISBN-13: 9780313380518
  • DDC: 796.352092
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 209 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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A Biography, Second Edition updates the 2008 edition to examine the life and career of this phenomenal athlete through the 2009 PGA Championship. The book provides information about Woods's parents and his upbringing, early life, and outstanding accomplishments as a professional golfer. It also covers Tiger's 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 Tiger's 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Biographies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Concise History.
Timeline: Events in the Life of Tiger Woods.
1: Early Life.
2: Parents.
3: Early Competition.
4: Pioneers.
5: The Record.
6: Impact.
About the Author.