By petedirenzo
Tuesday, October 07, 2008

He's the No. 1 golfer in the world despite being out since June with a knee injury, and he's the richest athlete on the planet. Now Tiger Woods has been deemed the most influential person in sports by Business Week. Woods moved up from No. 2 to No.1 on the magazine's second annual Power 100 ranking, jumping NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Two others from the world of golf made the list: PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, No. 27, and Jack Nicklaus, No. 47. For more on Tiger, including a complete listing of his major victories, an interactive graphic comparing him to Jack Nicklaus, and photo galleries of his career and family, see our Tiger Tracker.

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