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How is the golfer, who was recently in Dubai to unveil plans for his residential community, connected to the actress who spent her first married year on TV? And where does the Dubai Media City’s ex-head come in?

August 28, 2008 5:32 by

Tiger Woods

Earlier this week, Tiger Woods confirmed that The Tiger Woods Dubai, an exclusive residential golf community that he is designing in the city, is still on schedule. The world’s number-one golfer and highest paid athlete, he is working along with government-owned property developer Tatweer for the project. It will feature a golf course, a golf academy and a luxury boutique hotel and is set for completion in 2009.
Eldrick Tont Woods, 32, was nicknamed ‘Tiger’ after a Vietnamese soldier and friend of his father, Vuong Dang Phong, to whom his father had also given that monkier.

Woods has won 87 tournaments so far, and he reportedly made around $122m from winnings and endorsements last year. A child prodigy, he appeared on the Mike Douglas Show when he was 2 years old, putting with Bob Hope. Woods played in his first professional tournament in 1992 and his first major championship in 1995.
Woods has started many youth projects such as the Tiger Woods Learning Center and the Tiger Jam, an annual fundraising concert, whose past performers include Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder and…


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