40 Reasons To Celebrate Tiger Woods On His Birthday

Tiger Woods turns 40 today. This past year has been a roller coaster for Woods, from his back surgeries to his crazy press conference and then saying he’ll be back to win more majors. Whatever the future holds for this pivotal golfer, let’s look back and appreciate his unforgettable past.

1. He was a cute baby.

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2. He was a talented baby.

3. His Junior career.

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(AP Photo/Bob Galbraith, File)

4. His relationship with his father.

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5. His amateur career.

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6. Winning seven tournaments in a row.

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MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images

7. His potty mouth and club throwing habits.

8. The red shirt.

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9. His first green jacket.

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10. His first commercial.

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11. His sponsorship with Nike.

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12. Becoming his own sponsor.

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13. Winning The U.S. Open at Pebble Beach by 15 shots.

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14. Winning 3 majors in a row.

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15. His injuries.

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SEE ALSO: See A Horrifying Diagram Of Tigers Decrepit Body

16. His many press conferences.

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Hunter Martin/Getty Images

17. The many runaway wins.

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Donald Miralle/Getty Images

18. His dedication to fitness.

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19. Making golf look cool.

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20. Bringing golf to the masses.

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AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

21. His infidelity.

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22. His epic apology.

23. His relationship with his kids.

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24. His relationship with Lindsey Vonn.

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SEE ALSO: Lindsey Vonn Says She Loves Tiger, But What Does That Mean?

25. The “stinger”.

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Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

26. Being the richest golfer in the world.

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27. His many POY awards.

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28. His relationship with celebrities.

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29. The Tiger Woods Foundation.

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30. His video game that brought golf into kids homes.

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31. The fist pump.

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32. His positive outlook no matter what.

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33. Breaking records and setting new ones.

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Chris Condon/PGA TOUR

34. He loves pizza.

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35. Going 7 years without missing a cut.

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36. The whole caddie debacle.

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37. His swing changes.

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38. His ability to hit unbelievable shots.

39. This putt.

40. His 54-hole lead.

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Happy Birthday Tiger Woods!!