As Cheyenne hints, that’s a nearly impossible standard to match. For a brief moment, Tiger was silent amid the chuckles of those in … “I’m very proud to be related to my uncle, but it’s not what defines me as a golfer or a person. Phoenix, Arizona, truly is beautiful. Her Players Tribune piece doesn’t explicitly tell writers to stop asking about Tiger — but consider them warned. For me, it happens almost every day. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. “How often are you asked personal questions about your uncle?” she writes. She’s tied for 39th after the first round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship at the Pinnacle Country Club and is 267th in the Rolex World Rankings. Woods was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. Cheyenne Woods is best known as Tiger Woods’ niece, but the 24-year-old LPGA Tour pro hints at her displeasure with that in a piece published today on Derek Jeter… “Of course, I realize that regardless of what I accomplish in my career, there are probably going to be plenty of people who always consider me ‘Tiger’s niece,’ she writes. Taking A Breather. There appears to be a new lady in Aaron Hicks’ life. PINEHURST, N.C. – Cheyenne Woods huddled around her laptop with friend Lee Lopez in Pinehurst, North Carolina, to watch uncle Tiger tie Sam Snead’s record … (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via, Cheyenne Woods Distances Herself from Tiger Woods on Derek Jeter’s Players Tribune, Tiger took issue with a satirical magazine story by legendary journalist Dan Jenkins, earned her LPGA Tour card before this season, She’s tied for 39th after the first round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship, 2020 Bermuda Championship tee times: Third round groupings for Saturday, 2020 Bermuda Championship live coverage: How to watch Round 3 on Saturday, Abraham Ancer recounts his inspiring Rory McIlroy introduction, A 64-year-old is leading well more than half the field on the PGA Tour, Is your golf round cheaper than average? That exposure has led to more attention, which, naturally, has led to more questions about her famous uncle. Tiger took issue with a satirical magazine story by legendary journalist Dan Jenkins last year. Tiger, at 24, had already won three U.S. Cheyenne is the daughter of Earl Dennison Woods, Tiger’s half‑brother. GOLF.com and GOLF Magazine are published by EB GOLF MEDIA LLC, a division of 8AM GOLF, Cheyenne Woods watches her tee shot from the 13th tee during the first round of the Manulife LPGA Classic golf tournament, Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Cambridge, Ontario. She is a daughter of Susan Woods and Earl Dennison Woods Jr., who is golfer Tiger Woods' half-brother, making Cheyenne Tiger's niece. Cheyenne Woods is best known as Tiger Woods’ niece, but the 24-year-old LPGA Tour pro hints at her displeasure with that in a piece published today on Derek Jeter’s Players Tribune. “He thought I … This data will show you. Not a hard-hitting question, but it came from a member of the media Woods knows quite well: his niece, Cheyenne Woods. “This is hardly surprising because, in the golf world, the main question on everyone’s mind is always, ‘Who is the next Tiger Woods?’ — just ask Rory or Jordan Spieth. With me having the name and being related to him, it’s very easy [sic] figure, Well, maybe she’ll dominate the women’s game like Tiger dominated the men’s game when he was her age.”. The Yankees center fielder is said to be dating golfer Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, according to Swipe Sports. Once a year? The late Earl Sr, Tiger’s father, introduced Cheyenne to golf and remains a burning influence. It’s no surprise that Cheyenne spends a lot of … To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Amateur championships and two majors. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. “Once a month? For more news that golfers everywhere are talking about, follow @golf_com on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube video channel. In an essay titled “What’s in a Name?” the 24-year-old seeks to distance herself from her famous uncle, to whom she is routinely compared. Her paternal grandfather Earl Woods (Tiger's father) was her first coach and inspiration. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. It seems more designed to distance herself from him and establish what some might call her own brand. “I’ve had many interactions with reporters where the only topic of conversation was my uncle,” she writes. Cheyenne earned her LPGA Tour card before this season and has banked $25,431 through 11 events. But that’s just kind of how it works when you’re a professional golfer and your uncle happens to be Tiger Woods.”. Cheyenne is the second member of the Woods family to contribute to Jeter’s athlete-centered site. Yes, my last name is Woods — but you can call me Cheyenne.”. Never? We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development.