Star Tracks: Monday, May 16, 2016 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Marlins Pitcher José Fernández Dies in Boating Accident One Week After Announcing He Was Expecting a Baby with His Girlfriend
- Read the Cover Story: Brad & Angelina Split After 12 Years: It's Over
- Rogue One Actor Alan Tudyk Is Married to Choreographer Charissa Barton
- Gennifer Flowers Will Reportedly Not Attend Debate as Hillary Clinton Remains Unfazed
- Angelina Jolie Looked Stressed on Solo Outing a Month Before Divorce Filing: Source
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- February 14, 2005
- Vol. 63
- No. 6
One Happy Tiger
Tiger Woods—Usually Golfs Most Private Cat—Opens Up About Marriage, Kids and His Pimped-Out Golf Cart
You're a newlywed. How's it going?
I couldn't be happier. I knew that Elin was a special woman pretty soon after I met her. I knew that she was the one for me, so I was pretty calm about marrying her. I know how lucky I am to have her. I knew I was doing" the right thing.
What do you hope for your marriage?
I love the idea of growing together. I want to have a relationship where we change for the better and continue to get closer. It's great when you see people who've been married for 20, 30, 40 years and they're still in love. That's what I want for us.
How about children?
We're definitely going to have kids soon. We certainly want to do it, because obviously I'm not getting any younger. The hardest part with an athlete, especially in my sport, is that I'm never home. Both of us are going to have to make some sacrifices to have kids. I don't want to be a father who is never home with his children, so we'll have to make some adjustments.
Do you want boys, girls or a mix?
I'd like to have a boy first, then a girl. I like the idea of a big brother taking care of his little sister. I want them to be close in age too. I want my kids to grow up close.
Who will be the stricter parent?
Well, Elin was raised with two siblings and I was raised with none. She has a better understanding of how siblings react and how to deal with them. I've never dealt with that in my life. So she'll probably be a lot more easygoing. Things won't freak her out like they will me. I'll be the one who is overprotective. I'm willing to learn, though.
How does it feel coming up on 30?
Things change as you get older. I'm different than I was as a teenager or in my early 20s. I'm more serious and introspective. There's a part of me that realizes I'm not a kid anymore. So I've decided to really enjoy this year, because it's my last year in my 20s.
How do you and Elin spend your little free time together?
We relax. We'll go out to dinner with some friends. More often, though, we'll stay home and she'll cook and we'll just kind of hang out and watch movies. We're really mellow. Because I travel so much, I value being at home with Elin. I'm probably happiest during those times.
And now for something completely different: We hear you have a completely tricked-up golf cart.
I love my cart. It has satellite radio, a CD player and a bunch of speakers on it. Got the neon running lights underneath. I'm thinking about one day putting hydraulics on it—I don't know if it'll have enough power, but I think it would take my golf cart to a whole new level.
What's the secret to a happy marriage?
That's a good question. I hope to be able to answer that in 30 years.
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!