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Tiger is Tops with Kids

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It's official! Kids love Tiger Woods. The No.1 ranked player in the world was the readers' top choice for Athlete of the Year in a poll in Sports Illustrated for Kids magazine.
 
Woods won by a landslide receiving 999 first-place votes. In second was NBA star Shaquille O'Neal with 593 votes and last year's NFL MVP Kurt Warner with 418.
 
``It's an honor to receive an award such as this, especially when it comes from kids,'' Woods said.
 
Woods won nine PGA Tour events in 2000, including three of the four majors. Woods also set the PGA Tour earnings record winning over $9-million in prize money.
 
In 1996, Woods established The Tiger Woods Foundation to use the game of golf to encouarage children to reach their full potential.