Earl Woods, Jr. is best known as the half-brother of golfer Tiger Woods. He is the firstborn child of Earl Woods and Barbara Gary.
The couple had three children: Earl, Kevin Dale, who was born in 1957, and Royce Renee, born in 1961.
Woods and Gary separated in 1968 in Ciudad, Juarez, Mexico. A year later, Woods tied the knot with Kultida Punsawad in 1969 in New York.
Their son Eldrick was born in 1975. Earl Jr. has a daughter Cheyenne Woods, who is a golfer by profession, just like her uncle Tiger.
WHO IS TIGER WOODS?
Tiger is an American-based professional golfer. He was born on 30th December 1975 in Cypress, California.
He is the only child of Earl Woods and Kultida Punsawad. His real name is Eldrick Tont Woods.
The nickname, Tiger, came from father Earl’s bond with Lieutenant Colonel Vuong Dang ‘Tiger’ Phong, a warrior who had served in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.
Tiger was introduced to golf by his father before the small age of 2. Earl said that Tiger first beat him at the age of 11 years.
This never changed, and Tiger has continued to win all their matches since then. He became a professional golfer at the age of 20 in 1966.
In December 2007, he was inducted into The California Hall of Fame at The California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts in Sacramento.
In December 2009, he was called “Athlete of the Decade.”
Tiger is known as one the greatest golfers of all time and is one of the most popular athletes in the world.
PERSONAL LIFE OF TIGER
Tiger got engaged in November 2003 to Elin Nordegren. She is a Swedish model.
Her parents are former migration minister Barbro Holmberg and radio journalist Thomas Nordegren.
Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik introduced Woods and Nordegren during the Open Championship in 2001.
The couple got married on 5th October 2004 in Barbados.
WHY WAS EARL ARRESTED IN 2013?
In 2013 when Earl Jr. was in Phoenix working as a part of the Department of Economic Security, he called the front desk from his cell phone, affirming that he had a bomb and was going to blow up the building.
Soon, about 100 people were evacuated from the building. Later, Woods Jr. voluntarily came forward and claimed he had made the call “as a joke.”
However, he was arrested for further investigations.
TIGER AND HIS TAMPON CONTROVERSY
Tiger handed his fellow golfer Justin Thomas a tampon during the first round of the Genesis Invitational recently.
Thomas immediately discarded the tampon, and both of them laughed and shared a hug as they walked off the tee.
Later, Tiger was widely criticized for this action.
After the second round at the Riviera Country Club, he apologized and said it was supposed to be just fun and didn’t mean to offend anyone.
The confirmed data of the net worth of Earl Jr. is not available for now. However, the net worth of his brother Tiger Woods is $1.1 Billion as of 2023.
- Earl Woods, Jr. is about 68 years old currently. He was born in 1955 A.D.
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