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Tiger Woods, once one of America's most popular sports figures, is writing a book

Tiger Woods, once one of America's most popular sports figures, is writing a book

It's been almost 20 years since Tiger Woods overcame a disappointing first round to come back and win the 1997 Masters Tournament, becoming the youngest golfer -- and the first person of color – to do so.

Now the golf legend is telling the story of his remarkable performance in the tournament in his own words. Woods is co-writing a book about that fateful weekend in April with sportswriter Lorne Rubenstein, the Associated Press reported.

In a news release, Woods said — in a bit of an understatement — that his 1997 victory was "one of the...

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