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Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

Career Highlights

Tiger Woods

      24 PGA Tour victories
      2000 Mercedes Championships; Pebble Beach Pro-Am; Bay Hill Invitational; Memorial Tournament; U.S. Open; British Open; PGA Championship; WGC-NEC Invitational; Canadian Open
      1999 Buick Invitational, The Memorial, Western Open, PGA Championship; WGC-NEC Invitational; National Car Rental Classic; Tour Championship; WGC-American Express Championship
      1998 BellSouth Classic
      1997 Mercedes Championships, The Masters, Byron Nelson Classic, Western Open
      1996 Walt Disney World Classic, Las Vegas Invitational

      3 International victories
      1999: TPC of Europe (Eur)
      1998: Johnnie Walker Classic (Thailand)
      1997 Asian Honda Classic (Thailand)

      Ryder Cup experience
      1997, 1999

      Career Highlights
      Won the 2000 Canadian Open by one shot over Grant Waite, setting his fifth consecutive scoring record at 22-under and becoming just the second man to win the U.S., British and Canadian opens in the same year.
      Successfully defended his World Golf Championship-NEC Invitational title in 2000 with an 11-stroke victory at Firestone over Justin Leonard and Phillip Price. Opened with rounds 64-61, with his 125 total the lowest 36-start in PGA Tour history.
      Successfully defended PGA Championship in 2000, winning a three-hole playoff with Bob May. Win gives him three majors in one season, just the second man to do that. First player to defend PGA title since 1937. May and Woods set PGA scoring record at 18-under, giving Woods scoring records in all four majors.
      Completed career Grand Slam at age 24 with eight-shot victory at 2000 British Open. Became just the fifth -- and the youngest to reach Grand Slam. Played all four rounds in the 60s and made just three bogeys in finishing 19-under at St. Andrews.
      Shattered the record books with his win at the 2000 U.S. Open, going wire-to-wire at Pebble Beach. Set mark for margin of victory at 15 shots, became first player to finish in double digits under par at 12-under, matched all-time score of 272.
      Won his fourth event of the 2000 season with a five-shot victory over Ernie Els and Justin Leonard at the Memorial.
      Won his third event in six starts in the 2000 season at the Bay Hill Invitational.
      Stretched victory streak to six straight with win at 2000 Pebble Beach Pro-Am, making up seven-stroke deficit over final eight holes to beat Matt Gogel and Vijay Singh by two shots.
      Began 2000 season with fifth consecutive victory, winning the Mercedes Championships in a playoff with Ernie Els. Woods eagles the 72nd hole, then birdied both playoff holes for the title.
      Named both PGA and PGA Tour player of the year honors after 1999 season which included eight wins, a new record for earnings ($6,616,585) and scoring average (68.43). Also led in greens in regulation, birdies and total driving.
      Won 1999 PGA Grand Slam of Golf 3 and 2 over Davis Love III in final. Held off Paul Lawrie 2 and 1 in semifinals.
      Teamed with Mark O'Meara to carry United States to 1999 World Cup of Golf team title, and set new record of 21-under in winning individual honors.
      Won fourth consecutive start and second World Golf Championship event of 1999 at American Express Championship, winning a playoff with Miguel Angel Jimenez. Woods is first player since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win four in a row and first since Johnny Miller in 1974 to win eight times in one season.
      Won the 1999 Tour Championship at Champions Golf Club in Houston by four shots over Davis Love III, shooting four rounds in the 60s.
      Won for the sixth time in 1999 at the National Car Rental Classic despite a final-round 73.
      Won for fourth time in 1999 and the second major of his career at the 1999 PGA Championship, holding off Sergio Garcia for a one-stroke win at Medinah. At 23, Woods became the youngest player with two majors since Seve Ballesteros in 1980.
      Won for third time in 1999 at Western Open, taking a four-shot lead into the final round and settling for a three-shot win over Mike Weir.
      Picked up second PGA Tour win of 1999 with two-shot victory over Vijay Singh at The Memorial.
      Won for the first time in Europe at 1999 TPC of Europe, finishing 15-under at St. Leon Rot in Germany.
      Won the 1999 Buick Invitational by matching the tournament record of 22-under at Torrey Pines. He set course record on Saturday with a 62 on the South course
      Won the 1998 Grand Slam of Golf with a 2-up victory over Vijay Singh in the championship match
      Broke a 10-month drought on PGA Tour with win in 1998 BellSouth Classic by one shot over Joe Don Blake, thanks to a course-record 63 in third round at TPC at Sugarloaf
      Lost a playoff for the first time, falling to Billy Mayfair in the 1998 Nissan Open
      Came from eight shots back on Sunday to win the 1998 Johnnie Walker Classic in a playoff over Ernie Els
      Named 1997 PGA Player of the Year after four wins and becoming first Tour play to surpass $2 million in one season
      Earned a three-shot victory at the 1997 Western Open over Frank Nobilo
      Captured the 1997 Byron Nelson Classic in his first start since winning The Masters one month earlier
      Established tournament records with an 18-under-par 270 and 12-stroke margin of victory in winning the 1997 Masters
      Won his first international event in his mother's home, Thailand, with a victory in the Asian Honda Classic
      Won the season-opening Mercedes Championship on the first playoff hole over 1996 Player of the Year Tom Lehman
      Broke Ernie Els' record for fewest events to reach $1 million, needing only nine pro starts
      Turned pro in August 1996 after winning third consecutive U.S. Amateur championship with goal of winning enough money in remaining PGA Tour events to secure exemption for 1997
      Achieved goal easily
      Finished T-60 at Greater Milwaukee Open in first pro start, but improved to 11th at Bell Canadian Open the following week
      Followed that with two top-five finishes, a fifth in the Quad City Classic and a third in the B.C. Open
      Withdrew from Buick Challenge the next week, claiming exhaustion, but won the Las Vegas Invitational the following week to secure his 1997 tour card
      Finished second at LaCantera Texas Open before winning his second event, the Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Open the next week
      Garnered two skins worth $40,000 at the 1996 Skins Game
      Finished the year an incredible 24th on the PGA money list
      Named PGA Rookie of the Year for 1996, despite playing just eight tourneys
      Won three straight U.S. Amateur titles in 1994, 1995 and 1996 after winning three consecutive U.S. Junior Amateur titles in 1991, 1992 and 1993.

      ...And to think, Tiger Woods hasn't even hit his prime yet!

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