Ever wonder what kind of car does Tiger Woods drive? Tiger Woods, of golf hero fame, has been spotted in many vehicles, but which car does he really own and drive?
Tiger's Car History
Tiger Woods more than likely has been asked to provide his name and sponsorship to all sorts of vehicles. Lately, fans have seen him in some of the following vehicles:
- 2009 Lexus LS 460 Sedan - While Tiger doesn't own one of these sedans made by Lexus, the company provided 230 of these vehicle for the professional golf players at the US Open, which runs each year from June 15th to the 21st. Tiger, one of the first golfers to emerge from the Lexus, was mistakenly thought to have owned it. Not so says spokesperson Deborah Meyer, VP of marketing for Lexus. Lexus was just happy to provide these luxury sedans to all the golfers! This sedan can be yours for around sixty thousand dollars.
- Porsche Carrera GT - Tiger does own a Porsche Carrera GT. Only 1,270 units were produced between 2004 and 2006 and Tiger is lucky to have one of the "superclass" model cars. Weighing in at 3,042 pounds, it has a 5.7 Liter V10 engine that gets an amazing 435 pounds of torque. If you can find one of these Porsche Carrera GT models for sale, expect to pay well over $100,000 or even more!
- The Golf Cart - Tiger most likely has many of these, some with all the conveniences and others not so many. Most of the time, Tiger is happy to do what other golfers do and rent a cart. The makes and models of the individually owned Tiger Woods golf carts remain a mystery!
- Stock Car - In April of 2006, Tiger Woods joined a charity event in New Zealand and ran a twelve-lap race, which he won in a stock car. The souped up car's make and model were not released but it was all in good fun for Tiger, especially since all proceeds for this race were given to disadvantaged youth sports teams in New Zealand.
What Kind of Car Does Tiger Woods Drive?
Tiger may drive his Porsche Carrera GT and a golf cart now and then, but his car of choice is the one he is a proud sponsor of, the Buick Enclave. Currently, he drives the 2008 model year of this luxurious SUV that is priced between $43,000 and $65,000 according to Edmunds. These Buick SUVs are famous for not only their heated seat feature, but also their cooling seat feature for hot summer months.
The Tiger Woods Learning Center
Driving fancy cars and playing professional golf is not all Tiger Woods is good at. His school, the Tiger Woods Learning Center located in Anaheim, California has a mission statement that reads, "Change the World through Orientation, Exploration, and Preparation." It is a non-profit school for the disadvantaged and offers many scholarships. Tiger believes, like many celebrities, that the education system and what it has to offer can be greatly enhanced through donations, a great curriculum, and staffing. The twenty-five million dollar center opened in 2006 with a public address by former President Bill Clinton.
The next time someone asks you what kind of car does Tiger Woods drive, you can let them know he supports the Buick Enclave, loves his Porsche Carrera GT and most likely owns a whole bunch of golf carts!
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