Tiger Woods' Daughter Sam To Introduce Him At Hall Of Fame Induction

The 46-year-old will keep it in the family for the honour at the prestigious ceremony

Sam Woods and her father, Tiger Woods, at the 2021 PNC Championship
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Tiger Woods will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame tomorrow, and he’ll have a familiar face alongside him for the occasion, with his 14-year-old daughter, Sam introducing him at the prestigious event.

The ceremony, taking place in Northeast Florida for the first time since 2013, will see Woods inducted alongside three-time US Women’s Open champion Susie Maxwell Berning in the "competitors" category. The news that Woods is keeping it in the family at the event follows his high-profile involvement with Sam’s younger brother, Charlie, at last December’s PNC Championship. The pair played together in the two-day event, and nearly won it, finishing second to Jon Daly and Jon Daly Jr. Sam is the eldest of Woods’ two children, and was born the day after her father finished runner-up in the 2007 US Open at Oakmont.

As well as Woods and Berning, retired PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem also receives recognition for services to the sport, while a similar honour is given posthumously to former US Women’s Amateur Champion, Curtis Cup captain and pioneering female golf course developer Marion Hollis. They will be introduced by Hall of Fame members Davis Love III and Judy Rankin, respectively. The news that Woods would be inducted as part of the class of 2021 was announced in 2020. However, the ceremony, which was due to be held last year, was postponed until now.

 The World Golf Hall of Fame is an annual event established in 1998 that recognises the achievements of both men and women in the game. As well as Woods and the other three new Hall of Fame members, the ceremony will also hand lifetime achievement awards to Dick Ferris and Peter Ueberroth. Meanwhile, Renee Powell receives recognition for her spirit in advancing diversity in the golf and collects the Charlie Sifford Award.


Mike Hall

Mike has over 25 years of experience in journalism, including writing on a range of sports throughout that time, such as golf, football and cricket. Now a freelance staff writer for Golf Monthly, he is dedicated to covering the game's most newsworthy stories. 

He has written hundreds of articles on the game, from features offering insights into how members of the public can play some of the world's most revered courses, to breaking news stories affecting everything from the PGA Tour and LIV Golf to developmental Tours and the amateur game. 

Mike grew up in East Yorkshire and began his career in journalism in 1997. He then moved to London in 2003 as his career flourished, and nowadays resides in New Brunswick, Canada, where he and his wife raise their young family less than a mile from his local course. 

Kevin Cook’s acclaimed 2007 biography, Tommy’s Honour, about golf’s founding father and son, remains one of his all-time favourite sports books.