Packed with groundbreaking, behind-the-scenes details, this major biography of Tiger Woods tells the explosive full story behind the rise, fall and rise again of a global icon.
'A rattling read . . . Superbly written.' Daily Mail
In 2009, Tiger Woods was the most famous athlete on the planet, a sporting star of almost unfathomable fame and fortune living what appeared to be the perfect life - professionally and personally. Winner of fourteen major golf championships and seventy-nine PGA Tour events, Woods was the first billion-dollar athlete, earning more than $100 million a year in endorsements from the likes of Nike, Gillette, AT&T and Gatorade.
But it was all a carefully crafted illusion. Woods had been living a double life for years - one that exploded in the aftermath of a late-night crash that exposed his serial infidelity and sent his personal and professional life off a cliff. Drawing on more than four hundred interviews with people from every corner of Woods’s life, acclaimed investigative journalists Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian dig deep behind the headlines to produce a richly researched answer to the question that has mystified millions of sports fans: who is Tiger Woods?
Based on three years of extensive research and reporting, two of today’s most acclaimed investigative journalists, Jeff Benedict of Sports Illustrated and eleven-time Emmy Award winner Armen Keteyian, deliver the first major biography of Tiger Woods.