Tiger Woods Parents...Real Sports Parents Model to follow
Tiger Woods dad was a great father and he always had his son's best interest at heart. Tiger Woods parents, never pushed their son, and Earl Woods was Tiger's role model, best friend, mentor, and his son's First fan.
Tiger Woods said on his website when talking about his father..."I'm overwhelmed when I think of all the great things he accomplished. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend. I wouldn't be where I am today without him."
Tiger Woods and his father were often inseparable however as Earl's heart disease progressed...Tiger Woods father could only attend few events, and none since end of 2004.
When Tiger Woods won The Masters for the fourth time in 2005, he dedicated the victory to his "Pops" Tiger's favorite name for his father.
On May 3rd, 2006...Earl Woods, father of Eldrick Tiger Woods, dies at age 74, after a long battle with cancer.
Watch this Video tribute to Tiger Woods Dad, and to Fathers Everywhere...
This Video was created by Nike and Tiger as a father day tribute to Earl Woods. Sadly the spot was done before Tiger Woods father died.
To let the world know that he endorsed the video...Tiger Woods gave a live interview press release the day before the spot was released.