Over the intervening 20 years, he’s set records on the course and off it with his prodigious talent and immense marketability.
Woods may never reach his previous heights again; aged 40, he’s cast doubt on his lifelong quest to break Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major titles.
But, given the Golden Bear won his 16th, 17th and 18th majors after his 40th birthday, a revitalized Tiger certainly has plenty to play for.
As he prepares to put troubled times behind him, CNN reporters recall the times they met one of history’s most fascinating sportsmen.
1997, Atlantic City – Gary Tuchman
Woods’ first major triumph came at Augusta in 1997 when he became the youngest Masters champion in history and its…