He is one of the best Spanish golfers today. Nicknamed “El Niño” for being a raw talent, Sergio competes in both the American PGA Tour and the European Tour. It is currently the number 18 in the world and, in recent years, has often been part of the top ten in the world.
He is considered one of the essential golfers of all time, along with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. He currently has 14 majors, thus becoming the second player with the most majors won in the history of that sport, four of Jack Nicklaus.
In December 1975, one of the greatest golf stars on a universal scale was born. Unless you live under a rock, you can’t hear the name “Tiger Woods,” and this does not evoke history, overcoming and above all, a great legacy. Together with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods is considered one of the essential golfers of all time, and it is enough to review his extensive list of achievements and championships won to corroborate it.
He was proclaimed champion of the Augusta Masters – this is one of the four most relevant golf tournaments in the world – 4 times: 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005. He also led the United States Open table 3 times: 2000, 2005 and 2006, he was three times British Open champion and won 4 times with the PGA Championship: 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007.
Numbers Out Of Series
Between 1998 and 2005, Tiger Woods stood out in 142 consecutive events and managed to break the record of 113 PGA Tour events, previously held by Byron Nelson. Woods’ streak began with the Buick Invitational in 1998 and extended to the 2005 Wachovia Championship.
His career as a golfer has been brilliant. It has been plagued by grand achievements, to the point that it has won the following events more than any other golf player of recent times:
- Eight times the Arnold Palmer Invitational
- Eight times the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
- Seven times the Farmers Insurance Open
- Seven times the WGC-Cadillac Championship
- Five times the BMW Championship
- Five times the Memorial Tournament
Additionally, Woods achieved the lowest average score in 2000. This was 68.17, the lowest in the history of the PGA Tour, thus surpassing Byron Nelson, who had all the golden credits for having achieved an average of 68.33 in the year 1945.
Born to Win
Tiger Woods was born to be a star. Although today he is considered one of the most outstanding and accomplished athletes in the world of this elite sport, the truth is that the first signs of greatness were sighted when he was just a child. It was also during his childhood when he added three consecutive titles as Amateur to his credit. Then, he began to taste the honey of success at age 21, is already a professional athlete.
At that age, he turned out to be the youngest Masters champion of all time, winning by the enormous margin in the history of the tournament. The winning streak came back just three years later, winning the US Open or US Open, the British Open, and his second PGA Championship.
More than a Name, a Legacy
In summary, his professional career concentrates on 105 victories worldwide, more than 20 years of a sports career, 17 Masters won, and many more successes that make him one of the greatest golfers in history.
Miguel Ángel Jiménez
Miguel is a Spanish golfer born on January 5,1964 in Churriana, Málaga. He is one of the most prominent Spanish golfers in the nineties and early twenty-first century. Popularly known as “El Pisha” and within the professional circuit as “The Mechanic,” given his fondness for cars.
In 2007, he surprised the world by taking the US Open. Ángel Cabrera is a professional golfer who was born in Villa Allende, Córdoba, Argentina, on September 12, 1969. On the circuit, he is also known as “El Pato” Cabrera. In 2007 he surprised the world by taking one of the four best of the year, the US Open.