Tiger Woods Becomes First Billionaire Athlete

Hey, Oprah, make room at the billionaires' table for Tiger! The golf phenom is the first sportsman to break the billion-dollar mark, according to Forbes magazine. Woods, 34, who has 14 majors to his name, made history when he won a $10 million bonus for his FedEx Cup win last weekend. Arguably the sport's greatest player, Woods has been the top-earning athlete since 2002.--ZH
ESSENCE.COM Oct, 09, 2009

Hey, Oprah, make room at the billionaires’ table for Tiger! The golf phenom is the first sportsman to break the billion-dollar mark, according to Forbes magazine. Woods, 34, who has 14 majors to his name, made history when he won a $10 million bonus for his FedEx Cup win last weekend. Arguably the sport’s greatest player, Woods has been the top-earning athlete since 2002.–ZH

 

 

 

 

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