Tiger Woods, today won his first major golf championships in the year 1997. Woods won the Masters Tournament in a record 12 of strokes in Augusta, Georgia. His victory was the largest in the 20th century and second only to Old Tom Morris’ 13-shot margin at the 1862 British Open. He was also the first golfer of Asian, or African American backgrounds to win a major.

“If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person’s life in a positive light, and that’s what I want to do. That’s what it’s all about.”

–Tiger Woods

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