124th U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2

The Loop

This day in history

December 30, 2009

On Dec. 30, 1975, Tiger Woods was born in Cypress, Calif. He turned 34 today.

For the record, Jack Nicklaus turned 34 on Jan. 15, 1974. He did not win a major championship that year, but won two the following year and six total over the rest of his career. Woods at 34 has 14 majors. Nicklaus had 12.

-- John Strege