August 1996 — Woods wins third straight U.S. Amateur and turns professional the following week.
April 1997 — Woods wins the Masters at age 21 with a record score (270) and a record margin of victory (12 shots) to become its youngest champion.
August 2009 — Woods loses a two-shot lead in the final round of the PGA Championship to Y.E. Yang, the first time he has lost a 54-hole lead in a major.
November 2009 — Woods crashes his SUV into a tree and a fire hydrant outside his Windermere, Florida, home.
The next few weeks his personal life unravels amid reports of multiple extramarital affairs. He loses major sponsorship endorsements. He spends 45 days in a clinic and does not return to golf until the 2010 Masters.
On May 30, 2017 Tiger Woods is arrested and briefly jailed in Jupiter, Florida, on suspicion of DUI.