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When did Tiger Woods make his first national television appearance?

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Question: When did Tiger Woods make his first national television appearance?
Answer: The first national television appearance by Tiger Woods happened before he was even three years old. On Oct. 6, 1978, Woods - then about 2 1/2 months shy of his third birthday - appeared, along with his father Earl, on The Mike Douglas Show.

The Mike Douglas Show was an afternoon talk show that aired from 1961 through 1982. Douglas' other guests on that show were entertainment legends Bob Hope and Jimmy Stewart.

Hope, Stewart and Douglas, along with Earl, watched little Tiger demonstrate his prodigy status with a few putts and some drives off an artificial turf mat.

Short clips from Tiger's first national TV appearance on The Mike Douglas Show can be found on the Web by searching video sites (such as YouTube).

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