Tiger Woods And Wife Have A Girl

Golfer Tiger Woods and wife Elin Woods watch the night session at day four at the 2007 Sony Ericsson Open at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park on March 24, 2007 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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Lose a major, become a father. That's what Tiger Woods did over a 24-hour stretch that ended with the birth of his daughter.

Woods announced on his Web site that Sam Alexis Woods was born early Monday. Woods wrote that his wife and child are doing well and resting peacefully.

The couple thanked their doctors and the hospital staff and said they look forward to introducing their daughter to their family in the next few weeks.

The birth came hours after Woods finished in a second-place tie at the U.S. Open, one shot behind Angel Cabrera.

Woods' said in the message that pictures of their new addition will be made available shortly.