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Famous golfers

If you’d like to become more knowledgeable about famous golfers, but just don’t have the time or desire to sit and read a book or even full page article on each one, this is the place for you. This article will offer you a condensed version of each of the most famous golfers. Best of all, it’s only 5 paragraphs! And you’re done with the first one already!

Our first famous golfer is Tiger Woods. Eldrick “Tiger” Woods was born December 30, 1975 in Cypress California. Tiger began playing golf when we was only two years old. He even appeared on television as a toddler because of his unbelievable golf skills. After turning pro in August of 1996, he became the youngest Masters winner ever in 1997. Do date, he has won three Masters titles, two U.S. Open Championships, and three PGA Championships.

Our second famous golfer is Michelle Wie. Wie was born October 11, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She began playing golf at the age of four and was winning nearly every junior even by the age of 11. Two years later at the age of 13, Wie became the youngest player ever to make the cut in a LPGA event. She turned pro on October, 5 2005 and has since competed alongside some of the best male and female golfers of our time.

Our third famous golfer is Phil Mickelson. Mickelson was born in San Diego, California on June 16, 1970. He began playing golf at age three. He attended Arizona State after high school and quickly became the face of amateur golf. Although it took him a little longer than others, Phil won his first Masters in 2004 and won it again in 2006.

Our final famous golfer is Jack Nicklaus. Nicklaus was born in Columbus Ohio on January 21, 1940. He began playing golf at age 10 and won five straight Ohio State Junior events when he was only 12. He began his professional career in 1962 and defeated the heavily favored Arnold Palmer at the 1962 U.S. Open. Jack Nicklaus then went on to break all the records. In 1978 he achieved a triple career slam, winning all four professional golf majors three times. He’s the only golfer to have ever done this.

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