Footage of Tiger Woods Competing in Nine-Hole Match on His Sixth Birthday – December 30, 1981
Full Feature and Highlights of Nine-Hole Match to Be Posted on NBCSports.com and GOLFChannel.com This Evening
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 4, 2022 – Tonight’s 7 p.m. ET edition of Golf Central Live From The Masters on GOLF Channel will include an exclusive feature on Tiger Woods – featuring footage never-before-seen by the public – competing in a nine-hole exhibition match on his sixth birthday – December 30, 1981.
Click here to watch a preview of the feature.
The footage – which was recently discovered by GOLF Channel’s features team – documents the nine-hole match, which was held at Redlands Country Club in Redlands, Calif. The feature includes interviews with Woods’ childhood coach, Rudy Duran, and his opponent that day, a 12-year-old girl named Michele Lyford-Sine, who also went on to attend Stanford and compete on the golf team. Click here for more details on the match.
The full feature – as well as highlights of the entire nine-hole match – will be posted on GOLFChannel.com and NBCSports.com this evening.