Eldrick Tont Woods (born December 30, 1975), better known as Tiger Woods, is an American professional golfer whose achievements to date rank him among the most successful golfers of all time.
== Quotes ==
I love to compete. That's the essence of who I am.
Tiger Woods Up Close And Personal, cbsnews.com (2006)I don't see myself as the Great Black Hope. I'm just a golfer who happens to be black and Asian. It doesn't matter whether they're white, black, brown or green.
Tiger Woods,ref; St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture by D. Byron Painter []My goal is to remain healthy my entire career, and a healthy diet seems like a good start.
Tiger Woods in Golf Digest, Sept, 2001.[]I think the best thing is being able to play golf competitively for a living. Ever since I was a little boy, that's something I've always wanted to do, and now I get a chance to live out my dreams.
 [specific citation needed]I've done it before. It won't be the last time. You're going to go years where you just don't win. That's okay, as long as you keep trying to improve.
Interview (14 August 2003)I am pretty health-conscious, so when my girlfriend and/or I make dinner--no, I don't have a cook!--we choose the healthier options: lean meats, steamed veggies, fish, etc. Of course, there are always those cravings for the "bad foods" that I do give in to once in a while!
 [specific citation needed]My body is a little bit sore from all of the practicing and playing and training, and your mind gets a little tired of it, too. It's nice to be able to recharge and come back fresh for the remainder of the year.
 [specific citation needed]We have a lot of fun every year, and I really enjoy being part of junior golf and the development of these players.
 [specific citation needed]I don't want to be the best black golfer, I want to be the best golfer, period.
 [specific citation needed]You can always become better
 [specific citation needed]Buddhism teaches that a craving for things outside ourselves causes an unhappy and pointless search for security. It teaches me to stop following every impulse and to learn restraint. Obviously, I lost track of what I was taught.
(February 19, 2010)  and the video on this page:  Note: This quote was widely reported incorrectly ("creating of things") by the Associated Press, and in the text of the CBS page with the embedded video.
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