Woods won this tournament by 12 strokes in a record-breaking performance and pocketed 6,000.
He first reached the number one position in the world rankings in June 1997, less than a year after turning pro.
This was not known until he wrote a letter to a boy who contemplated suicide.
Woods wrote, "I know what it's like to be different and to sometimes not fit in.
Woods was part of the show, and he impressed Nicklaus and the crowd with his skills and potential. Junior Amateur Championship, becoming the tournament's first two-time winner.
He was named 1991's Southern California Amateur Player of the Year (for the second consecutive year) and Golf Digest Junior Amateur Player of the Year. He also competed in his first PGA Tour event, the Nissan Los Angeles Open (he missed the 36-hole cut), and was named Golf Digest Amateur Player of the Year, Golf World Player of the Year, and Golfweek National Amateur of the Year.
At age five, he appeared in Golf Digest and on ABC's That's Incredible.
When Woods was 13 years old, he played in the 1989 Big I, which was his first major national junior tournament.Daly birdied three of the last four holes to beat Woods by only one stroke.As a young teenager, Woods first met Jack Nicklaus in Los Angeles at the Bel-Air Country Club, when Nicklaus was performing a clinic for the club's members.Tiger's father was a member of the military and had playing privileges at the Navy golf course beside the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos, which allowed Tiger to play there.Tiger also played at the par 3 Heartwell golf course in Long Beach, as well as some of the municipals in Long Beach.Vuong Dang Phong, who had also been known as Tiger. He was a child prodigy who was introduced to golf before the age of two by his athletic father, Earl Woods.