A timeline of memorable events in Tiger Woods’ career:
August 1996 — Wins third straight U.S. Amateur and turns professional the following week.
October 1996 — Wins the Las Vegas Invitational for his first PGA Tour victory in his fifth professional tournament.
April 1997 — Wins the Masters at age 21 with a record score (270) and a record margin of victory (12 shots) to become its youngest champion.
June 2000 — Wins the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach by 15 shots, the largest margin in major championship history.
April 2001 — Completes the “Tiger Slam,” winning the Masters to become the only player to hold all four professional majors at the same time.
October 2004 — Marries Elin Nordegren.
June 2007 — Nordegren gives birth