The United States superstar Tiger Woods, a 15-time major champion, will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2021.
The hall, located in St. Augustine, Florida, released a statement on Wednesday saying Tiger Woods had been advised of his impending induction in the male competitor category in a phone call from Professional Golfers’ Association(PGA) Tour commissioner Jay Monahan.
He says he is both honored and humbled to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and is past year has been such an incredible journey and the support received from his family, friends, and fans has been overwhelming.
Woods also stated that this achievement is the ultimate recognition to never giving up and keep chasing.
His 93 worldwide victories include a record-tying 82 US PGA Tour titles.
Mr. Woods won his 15th major title at the Masters last April, ending an 11-year major drought after career-threatening injuries.
Woods is a three-time winner of the career Grand Slam and in 2000-2001 completed the Tiger Slam when he became the first golfer since Bobby Jones to hold all four major championship titles at the same time.
Tiger has done more for the game of golf than anyone ever thought possible, and his historic feats on the course are only one aspect of his impact.