Tiger Woods Docks $20m Yacht Ahead Of USPGA Championship

The 15-time Major winner will likely be spending his time off the course during the USPGA Championship on his $20m superyacht

Tiger Woods Docks $20m Yacht

The 15-time Major winner will likely be spending his time off the course during the USPGA Championship on his $20m superyacht

Tiger Woods Docks $20m Yacht Ahead Of USPGA Championship

Tiger Woods' yacht is docked up in New York ahead of the USPGA Championship in a couple of weeks.

Woods docked it in the Hamptons last year for the US Open at Shinnecock Hills and it looks like he is once again going to stay on his boat during a Major.

The 155ft-long yacht is where Woods will spend his time away from the course during the tournament week as he attempts to win his 16th Major.

His yacht, or "dinghy" as he referred to it during last year's US Open, was spotted on MarineTracker.com in Oyster Bay, some 12 miles from Bethpage.

Screenshot: MarineTracker.com

Bethpage State Park in Long Island, New York hosts the tournament on its Black Course, which will be hosting its third Major after the 2002 and 2009 US Opens.

Woods' yacht is named 'Privacy' and it is where he and ex-wife Elin Nordegren spent their wedding night back in 2004.

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He reportedly bought it for Elin who gave it back during the couples’ divorce settlement in 2010 due to its $2m per-year upkeep.

The 6,500 square foot vessel features a 2,000 gallon water tank, five guestrooms, a jacuzzi, a gym, a lift, a sky-lounge bar, a walk-in fridge, a deck dining area and two built-in wall safes, according to People Magazine.

A general view of Tiger Woods yacht "Privacy" on December 14, 2009 in North Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Carlos Marino/FilmMagic)

It has hosted the likes of Michael Jordan, Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey.

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Woods' Privacy yacht isn't the biggest yacht owned by a golfer - Greg Norman comfortably trumps Tiger in that department.

Greg Norman's Aussie Rules, the biggest aluminium private luxury yacht in history is tied up at the Oceanfast boat shed in Perth, Australia. The 69.5 metre yacht was built in Western Australia for between $60 and $80 million. The yacht is the first in the Norman Expedition Yacht series built at the Oceanfast shipyards in Henderson, south of Perth. (Photo by Tony McDonough/Getty Images)

The former world number one and two-time Open champion owns a huge yacht named 'Aussie Rules' which he helped design and reportedly spent $70m on.

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Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

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