Eldrick "Tiger" Woods

Athlete In 1997, Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer, and first of color, to win the prestigous Masters title.  He was the youngest player to win five major championships, and the fifth golfer in history to do so.  He's been the Professional Golf Association's (PGA) Player of the Year 10 times, more than any other golfer in history.  In 2009, he announced that he would take time off from golf after a highly publicized divorce from his wife.  In July 2010, Forbes magazine reported that Woods was the highest-earning sports figure, earning a reported $105 million.

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White Caddy Says He Felt Like a ‘Slave’ Working for Tiger Woods

Steve Williams blasts his former boss in new book "Out of the Rough."

Watch a 14-Year-Old Tiger Woods Talk Racism in Golf

The young athlete said he frequently felt discriminated against.

Commentary: Tiger Woods Can’t Slow His Slide to Mediocrity

Will the one-time star of the PGA be able to get his golf career back in gear?

Charlie Sifford, 'Jackie Robinson of Golf,' Dies at 92

Sifford broke down PGA's color line in 1960.

Are Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn Planning to Tie the Knot?

The athletes will reportedly marry on Valentine's Day.

This Day in Black History: Nov. 10, 1957

Charlie Sifford was the first African-American to win a major professional golf tournament on Nov. 10, 1957.
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