Tiger Woods net worth: How much is Ryder Cup star worth? What is his real name?

October 1, 2018
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TIGER WOODS is currently battling it out at the 2018 Ryder Cup but how much is the golf star worth and what is his real name? Express Sport is on hand with all the details.
By ANDY WILSON
PUBLISHED: 12:23, Sun, Sep 30, 2018 | UPDATED: 12:23, Sun, Sep 30, 2018


Tiger Woods says he does ‘not like’ personal Ryder Cup record
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Tiger Woods’s Ryder Cup record went from bad to worse when he lost two more matches yesterday despite many expecting the reformed star to shine in the team format.

The second most prolific major champion of all time now has nine wins, 19 losses and one halved match in Ryder Cup fourball and foursomes.

He has now lost seven consecutive times in the team format but on his three defeats at Le Golf National, Woods believes he has played better than the results suggest.

“Just pretty pissed off, the fact that I lost three matches, and didn’t feel like I played poorly,” he said.

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“That’s the frustrating thing about match play. We can play well and nothing can happen.”

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What is Tiger Woods’ net worth?
According to Forbes, Woods’ net worth is estimated to be a whopping $740 million (£566,766,000).

His on-course winnings are said to be in region of $110m (£86.2m) but the majority of his earning comes from commercial deals and endorsements.

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Just pretty pissed off at the fact that I lost three matches

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At his peak in the late 2000s, Woods reportedly made $100m (£78.3m) annually off the course.

He has been with Nike since turning professional and in 2013 he signed a $200m (£156.6m) deal to continue his partnership with the sports brand.

What is Tiger Woods’ real name?
The golf star’s real name is Eldrick Tont Woods.

He was born in California in 1975 and is the only child of Earl and Kultida Woods (née Punsawad).

The 42-year-old’s forename was chosen by his mother, who is originally from Thailand, because it began with “E” (for Earl) and ended with “K” (for Kultida).

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Tiger Woods with his girlfriend Erica Herman ahead of the Ryder Cup
His middle name, Tont, is a traditional Thai name.

The nickname ‘Tiger’ was given to him by his father in honour of his friend Col. Vuong Dang Phong, who he met during the Vietnam War and was also referred to as Tiger.

Who is Tiger Woods’ girlfriend Erica Herman?
The golf icon has been dating Erica Herman since at least November last year.

The 33-year-old brunette works in the restaurant industry.

According to US publication Heavy, she was the general manager at the golfer’s restaurant, The Woods Jupiter, for several months.

Herman can often be seen supporting Woods around the world as he competes.

Source: Express

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