We already brought you part one of our list of interesting facts about Tiger Woods, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about the popular golfer and public figure that you definitely (probably) didn’t know below. You might be surprised by what you learn!
Number Eight: He Used to Skip Sleep for Sex
It’s no secret that Woods went to rehab for his addiction to sex, but most people don’t know just how far his addiction went. In fact, he used to “cure” his insomnia by having sex all night instead of sleeping.
Number Seven: He Has an Interesting Connection to Derek Jeter
One of Woods’ sexual fantasies involved a mistress of his having sex with Derek Jeter and David Boreanaz while he watched. We wonder what Jeter would think of this.
Number Six: He’s Responsible for Nike’s Golf Division
When Woods first signed with Nike, they didn’t even make anything golf-related! Now, the company’s golf division rakes in more than $700 million in sales each year.
Number Five: The Story Behind the Tiger Slam
Woods is the only modern golfer to hold all four major championship titles simultaneously – he did this when he won the 2000 U.S. Open, 2000 PGA Championship, 2000 Open Championship, and the 2001 Masters. This feat has since been called the “Tiger Slam.”
Number Four: His Caddies Have His Back
One of Woods’ former caddies is named Steve Williams. Williams was so protective of Woods that he was known to destroy photographers’ cameras, including dropping one photographer’s $7,000 camera in a pond.
Number Three: His Post-Coital Routine Involves Froot Loops and Cartoons
Some people prefer cigarettes and Netflix, but for Tiger Woods, it was Froot Loops and cartoons. He likes to eat the sugary cereal and watching animated cartoons after sex.
Number Two: Tiger Woods Is a White Man Dressed as a Black Pimp
OK, let us explain this one. Many of the quotes Woods says are highly instructional and calculated. However, some of his more candid quotes can be pretty funny. One of his most notable candid quotes is as follows: “Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.”
Number One: He’s Friends With Nickelback
At the height of his cheating scandal, Woods was photographed backstage at a Nickelback concert in 2010. He released a statement saying that he was friends with the band and the fact that his attendance brought on so much criticism of him was unfortunate. Thanks for reading!