Who's who: Vijay Singh

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Who's who: Vijay Singh

  • Name:

    Vijay Singh
  • Also known as:

    The Big Fijian
  • Country:

    Fiji
  • Born:

    Feb 22, 1963 in Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer; golf course designer.
  • Turned Pro:

    1982
  • Website:

    https://www.vijaysinghgolf.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (3): The Masters (2000); PGA Championship (1998, 2004). Senior MAJORS (1): Senior Players Championship (2018). Presidents Cup player (1994, '96, '98, 2000, '03, '05, '07, '09). Multiple wins on the US PGA (34), European (13), Asian (5) and other international tours. PGA Tour leading money winner (2003, '04, '08). FedEx Cup Champion (2008). Has held the official ranking of world's No.1 male golfer. World Golf Hall of Fame (inducted in 2006).

Golf course design

Vijay has designed several golf courses that include, but are not limited to: Mission Hills Shenzhen (Vijay course); Natadola Bay (Fiji); Regal Riviera (China).

Did you know?

Vijay Singh is an international golfer who initially played most of his golf on the European Tour, before switching to the PGA Tour in North America. He has been the World No.1 golfer (in 2004 and '05) and was both the PGA Tour and European Tour player of the Year in 2004. He lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Top tournaments won by Vijay Singh

2018
Majors
Exmoor CC
268 (-20)
$420,000
Constellation

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Exmoor CC

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$420,000

Title sponsor

Constellation

The Constellation Senior Players Championship (36th) (July 12-15). 55-year-old Singh (Fiji) beat Jeff Maggert (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-4 18th), to claim his first senior major championship win. [Exmoor CC, Highland Park, nr Chicago, IL].

2018
America
Phoenix CC, AZ
262 (-22)
$440,000
Charles Schwab

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Phoenix CC, AZ

Score

262 (-22)

Prize money

$440,000

Title sponsor

Charles Schwab

Played as the Charles Schwab Cup Championship (Nov 8-11; season-ending Champions Tr event and final Charles Schwab Cup playoff event). Second-placed Tim Petrovic (USA) finished 4 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who clinched the Championship with a closing round 10-under-par 61. Bernard Langer (Ger) finished 13th, giving him enough points to take the season-long Charles Schwab Cup. [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].

2018
America
Newport Beach, CA
202 (-11)
$270,000
Toshiba

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Newport Beach, CA

Score

202 (-11)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

Toshiba

Played as the Toshiba Classic (Mar 9-11). Second-placed Tommy Tolles (USA), Tom Pernice Jr (USA) and Scott McCarron (USA) finished 1 shot behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his first individual win on the PGA Tour Champions. [Newport Beach CC, Newport Beach, CA].

2017
America
93 (-15)
$232,500
Bass Pro Shops

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

93 (-15)

Prize money

$232,500

Title sponsor

Bass Pro Shops

Played as the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge (Apr 21-23; 54-hole, two-man alternate shot & better-ball team event). Second-placed Jeff Sluman & Fred Funk, Corey Pavin & Duffy Waldorf and Paul Goydos & Kevin Sutherland (all USA players) finished 1 shot behind Carlos Franco (Para) & Vijay Singh (Fiji). Reduced to 36-holes due to bad weather, and both rounds played on the Top of the Rock par-3 course. [Top of the Rock, Big Cedar Lodge, Branson, Missouri].

2008
America
262 (-22)
$1,260,000
Deutsche Bank

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

262 (-22)

Prize money

$1,260,000

Title sponsor

Deutsche Bank

Played as the Deutsche Bank Championship (Aug 29-Sep 1; second of four FedExCup playoff events). Second-placed Mike Weir (Can) finished 5 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded back-to-back wins in the first two FedEx playoff events of 2008. [TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.].

2008
WGC
Firestone CC
270 (-10)
$1,350,000
Bridgestone

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Firestone CC

Score

270 (-10)

Prize money

$1,350,000

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Jul 31-Aug 3). Second-placed Lee Westwood (Eng) and Robert Allenby (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Singh (Fiji). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

2008
Awards
$6,601,094
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

$6,601,094

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Singh (Fiji) won his third Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2008 leading money winner, with earnings of $6,601,094. Tiger Woods was second with $5,775,000; Phil Mickelson (USA) was third with $5,188,875.

2008
Awards
125,101 pts
$10 million
FedEx

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

125,101 pts

Prize money

$10 million

Title sponsor

FedEx

Vijay Singh (Fiji) won the PGA Tour season-long points chase, to capture the FedExCup and $10 million bonus. Camilo Villegas (Col) was second with 124,550 pts. Sergo Garcia (Esp) was third with 119,400 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned during the regular PGA Tour season and in the four playoff events.

2008
America
276 (-8)
$1,260,000
Barclays

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

$1,260,000

Title sponsor

Barclays

Played as The Barclays (Aug 21-24; first of four FedExCup playoff events). Singh (Fiji) beat Sergio García (Esp) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. Kevin Sutherland (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Ridgewood CC, Paramus, NJ].

2008
America
277 (-11)
$1,350,000
Chevron / Bank of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$1,350,000

Title sponsor

Chevron / Bank of America

Played as the Chevron World Challenge presented by Bank of America (Dec 18-21; unofficial PGA Tour money event, hosted by Tiger Woods). Second-placed Steve Stricker (USA) finished 1 shot behind Singh (Fiji). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].

2007
America
272 (-8)
$990,000
MasterCard

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

$990,000

Title sponsor

MasterCard

Played as the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard (March 15-18; formerly Bay Hill Invitational). Second-placed Rocco Mediate (USA) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].

2007
Asia
Woo Jeong Hills
278 (-6)
US$320,855
Kolon-Hana Bank

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Woo Jeong Hills

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

US$320,855

Title sponsor

Kolon-Hana Bank

Played as the Kolon-Hana Bank Korea Open (50th) (Oct 4-7; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Kyung-tae Kim (S Kor) and Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].

2007
America
278 (-14)
$1,100,000
Mercedes-Benz

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

278 (-14)

Prize money

$1,100,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes-Benz

Played as the Mercedes-Benz Championship (Jan 4-7; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Adam Scott (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his 30th PGA Tour win. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2006
America
274 (-10)
$1,035,000
Barclays

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

$1,035,000

Title sponsor

Barclays

Played as the Barclays Classic (June 8-11). Second-placed Adam Scott (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

2005
America
275 (-13)
$900,000
Shell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

Shell

Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 21-24). Defending champion Singh (Fiji) beat John Daly (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Member course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].

2005
America
276 (-12)
$1,080,000
Wachovia

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

Wachovia

Played as the Wachovia Championship (May 5-8). Singh (Fiji) beat Jim Furyk (USA) with a par at the fourth playoff hole. Sergio García (Esp) was eliminated at the first playoff hole (having gone into the final round with a 6 shot lead). [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].

2005
America
Warwick Hills
264 (-24)
$828,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Warwick Hills

Score

264 (-24)

Prize money

$828,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Open (July 28-31). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA) and Zach Johnson (USA) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Singh (Fiji), who became the first three-time winner of the Buick Open. [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].

2005
America
269 (-11)
$864,000
Sony

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

$864,000

Title sponsor

Sony

Played as the Sony Open in Hawaii (Jan 13-16). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Singh (Fiji). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].

2004
Awards
x
n/a
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Singh (Fiji) won the Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.

2004
America
272 (-16)
$954,000
AT&T

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$954,000

Title sponsor

AT&T

Played as the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (Feb 5-8). Second-placed Jeff Maggert (USA) finished 3 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Pebble Beach Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Poppy Hills GC and Spyglass Hill GC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$756,000

Title sponsor

84 Lumber

Played as the 84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania (Sept 23-26). Second-placed Stewart Cink (USA) finished 1 shot behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his eighth PGA Tour win of 2004. [Mystic Rock course, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, PA].

2004
America
266 (-18)
$900,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Championship (Oct 28-31). Second-placed Jesper Parnevik (Swe) and Tommy Armour III (USA) finished 6 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his ninth PGA Tour win of 2004. Singh became the first player to top $10 million in Tour earnings in a single season. [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].

2004
Awards
68.84
n/a
PGA of America

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

68.84

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Singh (Fiji) won the PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Ernie Els (RSA) was second with 68.98; Tiger Woods (USA) was third with 69.04.

2004
Awards
68.84
n/a
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

68.84

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Singh (Fiji) won the PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Ernie Els (RSA) was second with 68.98; Tiger Woods (USA) was third with 69.04.

2004
Awards
$10,905,166
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

$10,905,166

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Singh (Fiji) won his second straight Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2004 leading money winner, with earnings of $10,905,166 on the Tour. Ernie Els (RSA) was second with $5,787,225; Phil Mickelson (USA) was third with $5,784,823. Singh was the first ever golfer to win over $10 million in prize money in a season.

2004
Awards
x
n/a
Eurpn Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Eurpn Tr

Singh (Fiji) won the European Tour Golfer of the Year Award, determined by a panel of representatives from the European Tour, golf writers, and TV and radio commentators.

2004
Awards
x
n/a
PGA of America

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Singh (Fiji) won the PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).

2004
America
266 (-22)
$918,000
HP

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$918,000

Title sponsor

HP

Played as the HP Classic of New Orleans (Apr 29-May 2). Second-placed Joe Ogilvie (USA) and Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Singh (Fiji), who shot a back-nine 29 in a final round 63 to record his second straight PGA Tour win. Monday finish required due to earlier bad weather. [English Turn G&CC, New Orleans, LA].

2004
Majors
280 (-8)
$1,125,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$1,125,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The US PGA Championship (86th) (Aug 12-15). Singh (Fiji) beat Chris DiMarco (USA) and Justin Leonard (USA) in a three-hole playoff: Singh 10 (-1); DiMarco and Leonard both made par at the opening two playoff holes, but did not finish the third playoff hole (par-4 18th). [Straits course, Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin].

2004
America
Warwick Hills
265 (-23)
$810,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Warwick Hills

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$810,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Open (Jul 29-Aug 1). Second-placed John Daly (USA) finished 1 shot behind Singh (Fiji). [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].

2004
America
275 (-9)
$810,000
Bell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

$810,000

Title sponsor

Bell

Played as the Bell Canadian Open (Sept 9-12). Singh (Fiji) beat Mike Weir (Can) with a par at the third playoff hole, denying Weir the opportunity of becoming the first home-country winner of this event for 50 years. [Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, nr Toronto, Ont.].

2004
America
268 (-16)
$900,000
Deutsche Bank

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

Deutsche Bank

Played as the Deutsche Bank US Championship (Sept 3-6). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA) and Adam Scott (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Singh (Fiji). Singh took over the No.1 spot in the official world golf rankings from Tiger Woods, who had been at the top for a record 5 years and 4 weeks. [TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.].

2004
America
277 (-11)
$900,000
Shell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

Shell

Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 22-25). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). Monday finish required following earlier rain delays. [Member course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].

2003
America
265 (-15)
$1,008,000
EDS

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$1,008,000

Title sponsor

EDS

Played as the EDS Byron Nelson Championship (50th) (May 15-18). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [TPC course, Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas, Irving, nr Dallas, TX. Early rounds also on the Cottonwood Valley course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

261 (-23)

Prize money

$720,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 23-26). Second-placed John Huston (USA) finished 3 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who shot rounds of 67-66-65-63 to land this prestigious title. [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].

2003
Awards
$7,573,907
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

$7,573,907

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Singh (Fiji) won the Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2003 leading money winner, with earnings of $7,573,907 on the Tour. Tiger Woods (USA) was second with $6,673,413; Davis Love III (USA) was third with $6,081,896.

2003
America
265 (-23)
$720,000
Funai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$720,000

Title sponsor

Funai

Played as the Funai Classic at Walt Disney World Resort (Oct 23-26). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA), Scott Verplank (USA) and Stewart Cink (USA) finished 4 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].

2003
America
268 (-16)
$630,000
John Deere

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$630,000

Title sponsor

John Deere

Played as the John Deere Classic (Sept 11-14). Second-placed Chris Riley (USA), Jonathan Bird (USA) and J.L. Lewis (USA) finished 4 shots behind Singh (Fiji). Monday finish required due to earlier bad weather. [TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL].

2002
America
268 (-12)
$900,000
Coca-Cola

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

Coca-Cola

Played as the Tour Championship presented by Coca-Cola (Oct 31-Nov 3). Second-placed Charles Howell III (USA) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji), whose final round 3-under-par 67 was enough to held-off Howell's final round 66. [East Lake GC, Atlanta, GA].

2002
America
266 (-22)
$720,000
Shell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$720,000

Title sponsor

Shell

Played as the Shell Houston Open (March 28-31). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N.Ire) finished 6 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].

2001
Asia
274 (-14)
US$151,660
Carlsberg

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

US$151,660

Title sponsor

Carlsberg

Played as the Carlsberg Malaysian Open (Feb 15-18; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Singh (Fiji) beat Padraig Harrington (Ire) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Palm course, Saujana G&CC, nr Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia].

2001
Asia
263 (-21)
US$141,660
Caltex

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

263 (-21)

Prize money

US$141,660

Title sponsor

Caltex

Played as the inaugural Caltex Singapore Masters (Feb 22-25; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Warren Bennett (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Bukit course, Singapore Island CC, Singapore].

2000
Majors
278 (-10)
$828,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$828,000

Title sponsor

x

The Masters Tournament (64th) (April 6-9). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his second major championship win. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].

2000
Asia
Sunrise G&CC
287 (-1)
US$64,000
Johnnie Walker

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Sunrise G&CC

Score

287 (-1)

Prize money

US$64,000

Title sponsor

Johnnie Walker

Played as the Johnnie Walker Taiwan Open (Sept 7-10; Asian Tr event). Singh (Fiji) beat Craig Kamps (RSA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Sunrise G&CC, Taoyuan, Taiwan].

1999
America
277 (-11)
$468,000
Honda

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$468,000

Title sponsor

Honda

Played as the Honda Classic (March 11-14). Second-placed Payne Stewart (USA) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Heron Bay GC, Coral Springs, FL; at the time known as TPC at Heron Bay].

1998
Majors
271 (-9)
$540,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Sahalee

Score

271 (-9)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The US PGA Championship (80th) (Aug 13-16). Second-placed Steve Stricker (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Singh (Fiji). [Sahalee CC, Sammamish, nr Seattle, WA].

1998
America
47 pts
$360,000
Sprint

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

47 pts

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

Sprint

Played as the Sprint International (Aug 20-23; modified stableford format). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) and Willie Wood (USA) finished 6 points behind Singh (Fiji). [Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, nr Denver, Colorado].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$342,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as The Memorial Tournament (May 29-Jun 1). Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) and Greg Norman (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). Reduced to 54-holes due to bad weather. [Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, OH].

1997
Europe
1 up
£170,000
Toyota

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

1 up

Prize money

£170,000

Title sponsor

Toyota

Played as the Toyota World Match Play Championship (Oct 9-12). Singh (Fiji) beat defending champion Ernie Els (RSA) by 1 hole in the 36-hole final. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].

1997
Africa
270 (-18)
€100,066
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€100,066

Title sponsor

x

Played as the South African Open (Feb 6-9; S African/Eurpn Trs event; co-sanctioned with Eurpn Tr for the first time). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim) finished 1 shot behind Singh (Fiji). [Glendower GC, Johannesburg, RSA].

1997
America
Warwick Hills
273 (-15)
$270,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Warwick Hills

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Open (Aug 7-10). Second-placed Curtis Strange (USA), Tom Byrum (USA), Russ Cochran (USA), Brad Fabel (USA), Ernie Els (RSA) and Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 4 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$234,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 26-29). Singh (Fiji) beat Billy Mayfair (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his second PGA Tour win. [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].

1995
America
278 (-6)
$216,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

$216,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Classic (May 18-21). Singh (Fiji) beat Doug Martin (USA) with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

1995
Asia
Chuncheon CC
x

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Chuncheon CC

Score

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Passport Open. Won by Singh (Fiji). [Chuncheon CC, Chuncheon, Gangwon, S Kor].

1994
Awards
69.55
n/a
Eurpn Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

69.55

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Eurpn Tr

Vijay Singh (Fiji) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the European Tour. Colin Montgomerie (Scot) was second with 69.60; Bernhard Langer (Ger) was third with 69.63.

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

£108,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Scandinavian Masters. Second-placed Mark McNulty (Zim) finished 3 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his fifth European Tour win. [Royal Drottningholm GC, nr Stockholm; at the time known as Drottningholm GC].

1994
Europe
Saint-Nom-La-Breteche
263
£100,000
Lancome

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Saint-Nom-La-Breteche

Score

263

Prize money

£100,000

Title sponsor

Lancome

Played as the Trophee Lancome. Won by Vijay Singh (Fiji). [Golf de Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche, nr Paris, France].

1993
Awards
$657,831
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Score

$657,831

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Singh (Fiji) won the PGA Tour 1993 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished 19th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $657,831.

1993
America
280 (-4)
$180,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Classic (June 10-13). First-time PGA Tour winner Singh (Fiji) beat Mark Wiebe (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

1992
Europe
Parador de Malaga
277 (-11)
£50,000
Turespana

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Parador de Malaga

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

£50,000

Title sponsor

Turespana

Played as the inaugural Turespana Masters Open de Andalucia (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Gary Evans (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Parador de Málaga Golf, Málaga, Andalucía].

1992
Europe
262 (-26)
£87,500
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

262 (-26)

Prize money

£87,500

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo German Open. Second-placed Jose Manuel Carriles (Esp) finished 11 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Hubbelrath GC, nr Dusseldorf, Germany].

1992
Asia
Bukit Jambul
275
US$37,485
Benson & Hedges

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Venue

Bukit Jambul

Score

275

Prize money

US$37,485

Title sponsor

Benson & Hedges

Played as the Benson & Hedges Malaysian Open. Lee Porter (USA), Brad King (Aus), Craig McClellan (USA), Chin-sheng Hsieh (Taiw) and Nandasena Perera (Sri Lanka) finished in second place behind Singh (Fiji). [Bukit Jambul CC, Penang Island, Malaysia. Now called Penang GC].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Hassan II Trophy (November; unofficial limited-field event; not played since 1985). Payne Stewart (USA) finished in second place behind Singh (Fiji). [Red course, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco].

1990
Europe
278 (-10)
£33,330
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

£33,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the El Bosque Open (April 5-8; one-off European Tr event). Second-placed Richard Boxall (Eng) and Chris Williams (Eng/RSA) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his second European Tour win. [El Bosque GC, Chiva, nr Valencia, Spain].

1989
Europe
276 (-12)
£33,330
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

£33,330

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the inaugural Volvo Open Championship (Mar 30-Apr 2). Second-placed Peter Fowler (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his first European Tour win. [Is Molas Resort, Pula, nr Cagliari, Sardinia].

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