On This Day In 1997, Tiger Woods Won His First Major

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13th April 1997. A tremor reverberated throughout the golfing world.

A 21-year-old black man named Tiger Woods became The Masters champion. He was the youngest ever winner, with the best ever overall score and he was the first non-white winner of the tournament. His appetite for victory was unparalleled and his talent more than backed it up. He lived up to his name and continued to do so for many years to come.

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