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Name: - Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods
Country: - USA
Born : - December 30, 1975 in Cypress, Orange County, California.
Original Home/Club: - Cypress, California
Occupation: - Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Turned Pro: - 1996
Web Address: - http://www.tigerwoods.com
Sponsor / Attachment: - Nike

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (14): The Open (2000, '05, 06); US Open (2000, '02, '08); Masters Tournament (1997, 2001, '02, '05); US PGA Ch'ship (1999, 2000, '06, '07); major wins included three career slams, with all four major championships won at least three times.

US Junior Amateur Champion (1991, '92, '93). US Amateur Champion (1994, '95, 96). Walker Cup player (1995). Ryder Cup player (1997, '99, 2002, '04, '06, '10, '12). Presidents Cup player (1998, 2000, '03, '05, '07, '09, '11, '13).

Multiple wins on the US PGA, European, Asian, Japan and Australasian Tours. US PGA Tour Rookie of the Year (1996) and leading money winner (1997, '99, 2000, '01, '02, '05, '06, '07, '09). FedEx Cup Champion (2007, '09). Has held the official ranking of world's No.1 male golfer, for more weeks than any other golfer.


Did you know?

Tiger Woods has broken records since he first started swinging a golf club at the age of two. He is the youngest winner of the US Junior Amateur, the youngest winner of the US Amateur and the youngest winner of the US Masters. These are but a few of the many, many records Tiger has already set and will continue to set. Earl Woods, Tiger's father, first applied the name Tiger to his son in honour of a South Vietnamese comrade, Lt. Nguyen (Tiger) Phong. Tiger Woods now lives in Jupiter Island, Florida.


Top tournaments won by Tiger Woods

2013Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club275 (-13)$1,080,000
Played as the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Woods (USA), who recorded his eighth win in this event, equalling Sam Snead's win record for a specific event. Finished on Monday following a weekend storm. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
2013Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines274 (-14)$1,098,000
Played as the Farmers Insurance Open (Jan 24-27). Second-placed Brandt Snedeker (USA) and Josh Teater (USA) finished 4 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his 75th PGA Tour win and seventh in this event. [Final round: South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA. Earlier rounds: North & South courses].
2013Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am68.98n/a
Woods (USA) won his ninth PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest adjusted scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Justin Rose (Eng) was second with 69.26; Henrik Stenson (Swe) was third with 69.28. Steve Stricker (USA) averaged 68.89, but was ineligible for the Trophy having played only 51 rounds.
2013Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$8,553,439see Score
Woods (USA) won his tenth Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2013 leading money winner, with earnings of $8,553,439 on the Tour. Henrik Stenson (Swe) was second with $6,388,230; Matt Kuchar (USA) was third with $5,616,808.
2013Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass275 (-13)$1,710,000
Played as The Players Championship. Second-placed Kevin Streelman (USA), Jeff Maggert (USA) and David Lingmerth (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). Woods recorded his second win in this event and 78th overall PGA Tour win. [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
2013Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Am100 ptsn/a
Woods (USA) won his 11th PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average). Woods accumulated 100 pts; Adam Scott (Aus) was second with 64 pts; Henrik Stenson (Swe), Phil Mickelson (USA) and Justin Rose (Eng) were tied third with 54 pts.
2013Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his eleventh Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2013Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipDoral Golf Resort269 (-19)$1,500,000
Played as the WGC-Cadillac Championship (March 7-10). Second-placed Steve Stricker (USA) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his seventh win in this event, 17th overall WGC title and 76th overall PGA Tour win. [Blue Monster course, Doral Golf Resort, Miami, FL].
2013Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC265 (-15)$1,500,000
Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 1-4). Second-placed Keegan Bradley (defending champion, USA) and Henrik Stenson (USA) finished 7 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his eighth win in this event. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
2012Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club275 (-13)$1,080,000
Played as the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. Second-placed Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) finished 5 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win in two and a half years, and seventh win in this event. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
2012Men AmericaMemorial TournamentMuirfield Village279 (-9)$1,116,000
Played as The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance. Second-placed Rory Sabbatini (RSA) and Andres Romero (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). Woods recorded his 73rd PGA Tour win, which tied him with Jack Nicklaus for second most all time PGA Tour wins. Sam Snead leads with 82 wins. [Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, OH].
2012Men AmericaQuicken Loans NatlCongressional CC276 (-8)$1,170,000
Played as the AT&T National. Second-placed Bo Van Pelt (USA) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his third win in seven starts. This was Woods 74th US PGA Tour win, one more than Jack Nicklaus and only eight short of Sam Snead's record 82. [Blue course, Congressional CC, Bethesda, MD].
2011Men AmericaWorld ChallengeSherwood CC278 (-10)$1,200,000
Played as the Chevron World Challenge (an unofficial PGA Tour money event, hosted by Tiger Woods). Second-placed Zach Johnson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA), who recorded his first win in an individual strokeplay event in over two years. [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
2009Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club275 (-5)$1,044,000
Played as the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. Second-placed Sean O'Hair (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Woods (USA). This victory marked Woods' return to competitive golf, following knee surgery and an 8 month layoff. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
2009Men Aus/NZAustralian MastersKingston Heath274A$270,000
Played as the JBWere Masters (an Australasian/European Tour event). Second-placed Greg Chalmers (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his first win in Australia.
2009Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Cog Hill265 (-19)$1,350,000
Played as the BMW Championship (the third of four FedExCup playoff events). Second-placed Marc Leishman (Aus) and Jim Furyk (USA) finished 8 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his sixth PGA Tour win of 2009 and 71st of his career. [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
2009Men AmericaBuick OpenWarwick Hills268 (-20)$900,000
Played as the Buick Open. Second-placed Roland Thatcher (USA), John Senden (Aus) and Greg Chalmers (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his 69th PGA Tour victory. [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
2009Men AwardsFedExCup - PGA Tr4,000 pts$10 million
Tiger Woods (USA) won the PGA Tour season-long points chase, to capture his second FedExCup and $10 million bonus. Phil Mickelson (USA) was second with 2920 pts. Steve Stricker (USA) was third with 2750 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned during the regular PGA Tour season and in the four playoff events.
2009Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am68.06n/a
Woods (USA) won his eighth PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest adjusted scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Steve Stricker (USA) was second with 69.29; Jim Furyk (USA) was third with 69.48.
2009Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr68.05n/a
Woods (USA) won his ninth PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Steve Stricker (USA) was second with 69.29; Jim Furyk (USA) was third with 69.48.
2009Men AmericaMemorial TournamentMuirfield Village276 (12)$1,080,000
Played as The Memorial Tournament. Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). [Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, OH].
2009Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$10,508,163see Score
Woods (USA) won his ninth Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2009 leading money winner, with earnings of $10,508,163. Steve Stricker (USA) was second with $6,332,636; Phil Mickelson (USA) was third with $5,332,755.
2009Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Am100 ptsn/a
Woods (USA) won his tenth PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
2009Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his tenth Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2009Men AmericaQuicken Loans NatlCongressional CC267 (-13)$1,080,000
Played as the AT&T National hosted by Tiger Woods. Second-placed Hunter Mahan (USA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). This was Tiger's 68th US PGA Tour win, coming in the event he personally hosts. [Blue course, Congressional CC, Bethesda, MD].
2009Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC268 (-12)$1,400,000
Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 6-9). Second-placed Padraig Harrington (Ire) and Robert Allenby (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed a record seventh win in this event. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
2008Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club270 (-10)$1,044,000
Played as the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. Second-placed Bart Bryant (USA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA), who drew level with Ben Hogan's career achievement of 64 PGA Tour wins, the third highest in the Tour's history. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
2008Men EuropeDubai Desert ClassicEmirates GC274 (-14)€283,965
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 31-Feb 3; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Martin Kaymer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2008Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines269 (-19)$936,000
Played as the Buick Invitational (Jan 24-27). Second-placed Ryuji Imada (Jpn) finished 8 shots behind Woods (USA), who equalled Arnold Palmer's record of 62 PGA Tour wins, and claimed his fourth straight win in this event. [Final round: South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA. Earlier rounds: North & South courses].
2008Men MajorsUS OpenTorrey Pines283 (-1)$1,350,000
The US Open (108th) (June 12-15). Woods (USA) beat Rocco Mediate (USA) at the Championship's 91st hole. Tied at one-under par, they were the only players below par after 72 holes. In an 18-hole Monday playoff both carded a level par 71. Woods subsequently won at the first sudden-death playoff hole to claim his third US Open and 14th major championship title. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].
2008Men WGCWGC - Match PlayGallery GC8 & 7$1,350,000
Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 20-24). Woods (USA) beat Stewart Cink (USA) 8 and 7 in the 36-hole final to win the Walter Hagen Cup. This was Woods' 63rd PGA Tour win (one more than Arnold Palmer), his third win in three starts, and eighth win in nine starts. Following this win, Woods held all three WGC individual titles simultaneously. [Gallery GC, Marana, AZ].
2007Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Cog Hill262 (-22)$1,260,000
Played for the first time as the BMW Championship (the third of four FedExCup playoff events. Formerly the Western Open, the PGA Tour's third oldest active tournament). Second-placed Aaron Baddeley (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
2007Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines273 (-15)$936,000
Played as the Buick Invitational (Jan 25-28). Second-placed Charles Howell III (USA) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his third straight win in this event and seventh straight PGA Tour victory. [Final round: South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA. Earlier rounds: North & South courses].
2007Men AwardsFedExCup - PGA Tr123,033 pts$10 million
Tiger Woods (USA) won the inaugural PGA Tour season-long points chase, to capture the FedExCup and $10 million bonus. Steve Stricker (USA) was second with 110,455 pts. Phil Mickelson (USA) was third with 109,358 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned during the regular PGA Tour season and in the four playoff events.
2007Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am67.79n/a
Woods (USA) won his seventh PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest adjusted scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Justin Rose (Eng) was second with 69.30; Steve Stricker was third with 69.39.
2007Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr67.79n/a
Woods (USA) won his eighth (and third straight) PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Ernie Els (RSA) was second with 69.29; Justin Rose (Eng) was third with 69.30.
2007Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$10,867,052see Score
Woods (USA) won his eighth (and third straight) Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2007 leading money winner, with earnings of $10,867,052 on the Tour. Phil Mickelson (USA) was second with $5,819,988; Vijay Singh (Fiji) was third with $4,728,376.
2007Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Woods (USA) won his ninth (and third straight) PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
2007Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his ninth (and third straight) Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2007Men AmericaTour Championship (PGA Tr)East Lake GC257 (-23)$1,260,000
Played as the Tour Championship presented by Coca-Cola (Sept 13-16; last of four FedExCup playoff events, contested by 30 players). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) and Zach Johnson (USA) finished 8 shots behind Woods (USA). Woods also collected the first US PGA FedEx Cup and associated $10 million bonus. [East Lake GC, Atlanta, GA].
2007Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipSouthern Hills272 (-8)$1,260,000
The US PGA Championship (89th) (Aug 9-12). Second-placed Woddy Austin (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Woods (USA), who recorded his fourth US PGA title, and 13th major championship win. [Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma].
2007Men AmericaWells Fargo Ch'shipQuail Hollow Club275 (-13)$1,134,000
Played as the Wachovia Championship. Second-placed Steve Stricker (USA) finished 2 shots behind Tiger Woods (USA). [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].
2007Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipDoral Golf Resort278 (-10)$1,350,000
Played as the WGC-CA Championship (March 22-25; formerly WGC-Amex Championship). Brett Wetterich (USA) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). [Blue Monster course, Doral Golf Resort, Miami, FL].
2007Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC272 (-8)$1,350,000
Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 2-5). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) and Rory Sabbatini (RSA) finished 8 shots behind Woods (USA). This was Woods' third straight win in the WGC-Bridgestone Invtl and sixth overall in this event. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
2007Men AmericaWorld ChallengeSherwood CC266 (-22)$1,350,000
Played as the Target World Challenge presented by Countrywide (an unofficial PGA Tour money event, hosted by Tiger Woods). Second-placed Zach Johnson (USA) finished 7 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his second straight World Challenge title, and fourth in total. [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
2006Men AmericaBuick OpenWarwick Hills264 (-24)$864,000
Played as the Buick Open. Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his 50th PGA Tour win. 30-year-old Woods became the youngest player to achieve this landmark, eclipsing Jack Nicklaus who was 33 yrs of age. [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
2006Men AmericaDell Tech ChampionshipTPC Boston268 (-16)$990,000
Played as the Deutsche Bank Championship (Sept 1-4). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his fifth win in as many starts. The wins included two majors, a World Golf Championship event and two regular PGA Tour events. [TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.].
2006Men AmericaDoral OpenDoral Golf Resort268$990,000
Played as the Ford Championship at Doral. Second-placed David Toms (USA) and Camilo Villegas (Col) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA), who successfully defended his Ford Ch'ship title.
2006Men EuropeDubai Desert ClassicEmirates GC269 (-19)€329,760
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 2-5; Eurpn Tr event). Woods (USA) beat Ernie Els (RSA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2006Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines278 (-10)$918,000
Played as the Buick Invitational (Jan 26-29). Defending champion Woods (USA) beat José María Olazábal (Esp) with a par at the second playoff hole. Nathan Green (Aus) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Final round: South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA. Earlier rounds: North & South courses].
2006Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfPoipu Bay GC136$500,000
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by the season's four Major winners. Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). Third was Geoff Ogilvy (Aus); fourth was Mike Weir (Can). [Poipu Bay GC, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaiian Islands].
2006Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr68.11n/a
Woods (USA) won his seventh (and second straight) PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Jim Furyk (USA) was second with 68.86; Adam Scott (Aus) was third with 68.95.
2006Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$9,941,563see Score
Woods (USA) won his seventh (and second straight) Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2006 leading money winner, with earnings of $9,941,563 on the Tour. Jim Furyk (USA) was second with $7,213,316; Adam Scott (Aus) was third with $4,978,858.
2006Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Woods (USA) won his eighth (and second straight) PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
2006Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his eighth (and second straight) Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2006Men MajorsThe OpenRoyal Liverpool270 (-18)£720,000
The Open Championship (135th) (July 20-23). Second-placed Chris Dimarco (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Woods (USA). This was Tiger's third Open Championship win and 11th Major, tying Walter Hagen as the second most prolific winner of golf's major championships. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].
2006Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipMedinah CC270 (-18)$1,224,000
The US PGA Championship (88th) (Aug 17-20). Second-placed Shaun Micheel (USA) finished 5 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his third US PGA title, and 12th major championship win. He surpassed Walter Hagen as the second most prolific winner of golf's major championships. [No.3 course, Medinah CC, Bloomingdale, nr Chicago, IL].
2006Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipGrove, The261 (-23)$1,300,000
Played as the WGC-American Express Championship (Sept 28-Oct 1). Second-placed Ian Poulter (Eng) and Adam Scott (Aus) finished 8 shots behind Woods (USA). This was Woods sixth straight win on the PGA Tour and fifth win in the WGC Amex Championship. [The Grove, Chandler's Cross, nr London, England].
2006Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC270 (-10)$1,300,000
Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 24-27). Woods (USA) beat Stewart Cink (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole (par-4 17th), to claim his second straight win in this event. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
2006Men AmericaWorld ChallengeSherwood CC272 (-16)$1,350,000
Played as the Target World Challenge presented by Countrywide (an unofficial PGA Tour money event, hosted by Tiger Woods). Second-placed Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) finished 4 shots behind winner and tournament host Woods (USA). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
2005Men AmericaDoral OpenDoral Golf Resort264$990,000
Played as the Ford Championship. Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). This win took Woods back to world No.1 status. Played on the Blue Course.
2005Men JapanDunlop PhoenixPhoenix CC, Jpn272 (-8)¥40million
Played as the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament (Nov 17-20; Japan Tr event). Defending champion Woods (USA) beat Kaname Yokoo (Jpn) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole (par-5 18th). Woods' first prize equated to US$350,000. [Phoenix CC, Miyazaki, Japan].
2005Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines272 (-16)$864,000
Played as the Buick Invitational (Jan 20-23). Second-placed Luke Donald (Eng), Charles Howell III (USA) and Tom Lehman (USA) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA). [Final round: South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA. Earlier rounds: North & South courses].
2005Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfPoipu Bay GC131x
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by the season's four Major winners. Second-placed Phil Mickleson (USA ) finished 7 shots behind Woods (USA). Third was Michael Campbell (NZ); fourth was Vijay Singh (Fiji). [Poipu Bay GC, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaiian Islands].
2005Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am68.66n/a
Woods (USA) won the PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Vijay Singh (Fiji) was second with 69.04; Jim Furyk (USA) was third with 69.27.
2005Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr68.66n/a
Woods (USA) won his sixth PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Vijay Singh (Fiji) was second with 69.04; Jim Furyk (USA) was third with 69.27.
2005Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$10,628,024see Score
Woods (USA) won his sixth Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2005 leading money winner, with earnings of $10,628,024. Vijay Singh (Fiji) was second with $8,017,336; Phil Mickelson (USA) was third with $5,699,605.
2005Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Woods (USA) won his seventh PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
2005Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his seventh Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2005Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National276 (-12)$1,260,000
The Masters Tournament (69th) (April 7-10). Woods (USA) beat Chris DiMarco (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th). This was Woods' fourth Masters titled, and returned him to No.1 in the world golf rankings. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
2005Men MajorsThe OpenSt Andrews274 (-14)£720,000
The Open Championship (134th) (July 14-17). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Woods (USA). Memorable for being the last significant professional tournament played by Jack Nicklaus (aged 65) and for giving Woods his 10th major title. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
2005Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipHarding Park270 (-10)$1,300,000
Played as the WGC-American Express Championship (Oct 6-9). Woods (USA) beat John Daly (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-4 16th), to claim his fifth win in 2005 and tenth WGC title. [Harding Park GC, San Francisco, Calif. Now known as TPC Harding Park].
2005Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC274 (-6)$1,300,000
Played as the WGC-NEC Invitational (Aug 18-21). Second-placed Chris DiMarco (USA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA), who claimed his fourth NEC-Invitational title. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
2004Men JapanDunlop PhoenixPhoenix CC, Jpn264 (-16)¥40million
Played as the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament (Nov 18-21; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Ryoken Kawagishi (Jpn) finished 8 shots behind first-time Japan Tour winner Woods (USA). [Phoenix CC, Miyazaki, Japan].
2004Men WGCWGC - Match PlayLa Costa Resort3 & 2$1,200,000
Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 25-29). Defending champion Woods (USA) beat Davis Love III (USA) 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. [Champions course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]
2004Men AmericaWorld ChallengeSherwood CC268 (-10)$1,250,000
Played as the Target World Challenge (an unofficial PGA Tour money event, hosted by Tiger Woods). Second-placed Padraig Harrington (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
2003Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club269 (-19)$810,000
Played as the Bay Hill Invitational presented by Cooper Tires. Second-placed Stewart Cink (USA), Brad Faxon (USA), Kenny Perry (USA) and Kirk Triplett (USA) finished 11 shots behind Woods, who recorded his fourth straight win in this event. Only Sam Snead and Walter Hagen had previously won the same PGA Tour event four times in a row. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
2003Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Cog Hill267 (-21)$810,000
Played as the Western Open (100th) presented by Golf Digest. Second-placed Rich Beem (USA) finished 5 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his fourth tournament win in 2003. [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
2003Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines272 (-16)$810,000
Played as the Buick Invitational (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Carl Petterson (Swe) finished 4 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his second win in this event. [Final round: South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA. Earlier rounds: North & South courses].
2003Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am68.41n/a
Woods (USA) won his fifth straight PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Vijay Singh (Fiji) was second with 68.65; Mike Weir (Can) was third with 68.97.
2003Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr68.41n/a
Woods (USA) won his fifth straight PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Vijay Singh (Fiji) was second with 68.65; Mike Weir (Can) was third with 68.97.
2003Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Am88 ptsn/a
Woods (USA) won his sixth (and fifth straight) PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average). Woods accumulated 88 pts; Mike Weir (Can) and Vijay Singh (Fiji) were tied second with 78 pts.
2003Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his sixth (and fifth straight) Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2003Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipCapital City Club274 (-6)$1,050,000
Played as the WGC-American Express Championship (Oct 2-5). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji), Tim Herron (USA) and Stuart Appleby (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). This was Woods fifth PGA Tour title in 2003. [Crabapple course, Capital City Club, Atlanta, Georgia].
2003Men WGCWGC - Match PlayLa Costa Resort2 & 1$1,050,000
Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 26-Mar 2). Woods (USA) held off a determined challenge by David Toms (USA) to win 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final. [Champions course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]
2002Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club275 (-13)$720,000
Played as the Bay Hill Invitational presented by Cooper Tires. Second-placed Michael Campbell (NZ) finished 4 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his third straight win in this event. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
2002Men AmericaBuick OpenWarwick Hills271 (-17)$594,000
Played as the Buick Open. Second-placed Fred Funk (USA), Brian Gay (USA), Mark O'Meara (USA) and Esteban Toledo (Mex) finished 4 shots behind Woods (USA). [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
2002Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfPoipu Bay GC127x
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by the season's four Major winners. Second-placed Justin Leonard (USA) and Davis Love III (USA) finished 14 shots behind Woods (USA). Fourth was Rich Beem (USA). [Poipu Bay GC, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaiian Islands].
2002Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am68.56n/a
Woods (USA) won his fourth straight PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Vijay Singh (Fiji) was second with 69.47; Ernie Els (RSA) was third with 69.50.
2002Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr68.56n/a
Woods (USA) won his fourth straight PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Vijay Singh (Fiji) was second with 69.47; Ernie Els (RSA) was third with 69.50.
2002Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$6,912,625see Score
Woods (USA) won his fifth (and fourth straight) Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2002 leading money winner, with earnings of $6,912,625 on the Tour. Phil Mickelson (USA) was second with $4,311,971; Vijay Singh (Fiji) was third with $3,756,563.
2002Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Woods (USA) won his fifth (and fourth straight) PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
2002Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his fifth (and fourth straight) Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2002Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National276 (-12)$1,008,000
The Masters Tournament (66th) (April 11-14). Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Woods (USA), who recorded his third win in The Masters. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
2002Men EuropeTPC of EuropeSt Leon Rot268 (-20)€450,000
Played as the Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe. Defending champion Woods (USA) beat Colin Montgomerie (Scot) at the third playoff hole. [St Leon course, GC St Leon-Rot, nr Heidelberg, Germany].
2002Men MajorsUS OpenBethpage277 (-3)$1,000,000
The US Open (102nd) (June 13-16). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA). [Black course, Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale, NY].
2002Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipMount Juliet263 (-25)$1,000,000
Played as the WGC-American Express Championship (Sept 19-22). Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). [Mount Juliet GC, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland].
2001Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club273 (-15)$630,000
Played as the Bay Hill Invitational presented by Cooper Tires. Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Woods (USA). [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
2001Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfPoipu Bay GC132x
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by the season's four Major winners. Second-placed David Toms (USA) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA). Third was Retief Goosen (RSA); fourth was David Duval (USA). [Poipu Bay GC, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaiian Islands].
2001Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am68.81n/a
Woods (USA) won his third straight PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Davis Love III (USA) was second with 69.06; Sergio Garcia (Esp) was third with 69.13.
2001Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr68.81n/a
Woods (USA) won his third straight PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Davis Love III (USA) was second with 69.06; Sergio Garcia (Esp) was third with 69.13.
2001Men AmericaMemorial TournamentMuirfield Village271 (-17)$738,000
Played as The Memorial Tournament. Second-placed Paul Azinger (USA) and Sergio Garcia (Esp) finished 7 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded his third straight win in this event. [Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, OH].
2001Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$5,687,777see Score
Woods (USA) won his fourth (and third straight) Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2001 leading money winner, with earnings of $5,687,777 on the Tour. Phil Mickelson (USA) was second with $4,403,883; David Toms (USA) was third with $3,791,595.
2001Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass274 (-14)$1,080,000
Played as The Players Championship. Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
2001Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Woods (USA) won his fourth (and third straight) PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
2001Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his fourth (and third straight) Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2001Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National272 (-16)$1,008,000
The Masters Tournament (65th) (April 5-8). Second-placed David Duval (USA) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA), who clinched the final part of a famous Grand Slam (or Tiger Slam), in which he held all four major championship titles at the same time. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
2001Men EuropeTPC of EuropeSt Leon Rot266 (-22)€450,000
Played as the Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe. Second-placed Michael Campbell (NZ) finished 4 shots behind Woods (USA). [Rot course, GC St Leon-Rot, nr Heidelberg, Germany].
2001Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC268 (-12)$1,000,000
Played as the WGC-NEC Invitational (Aug 23-26). Woods (USA) beat Jim Furyk (USA) with a birdie at the seventh playoff hole (par-4 18th), securing his third straight win at the NEC Invitational. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
2001Men AmericaWorld ChallengeSherwood CC273 (-15)$1,000,000
Played as the Williams World Challenge presented by Target (an unofficial PGA Tour money event, hosted by Tiger Woods). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
2000Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club270 (-18)$540,000
Played as the Bay Hill Invitational presented by Cooper Tires. Second-placed Davis Love III (USA) finished 4 shots behind Woods (USA). [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
2000Men AmericaCanadian OpenGlen Abbey266 (-22)$594,000
Played as the Bell Canadian Open (91st). Second-placed Grant Waite (NZ) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). This win gave Woods the third leg of an impressive "Triple Crown" of wins in 2000; he also won the Open Championship and US Open (and US PGA Championship). The "Triple Crown" comprises the three oldest national championships, and includes The Open, US Open and either the South African Open (est. 1903) or Canadian Open (1904). [Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, nr Toronto, Ont.].
2000Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfPoipu Bay GC139x
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by the season's four Major winners. Woods (USA) beat Vijay Singh (Fiji) in a playoff. Third was Tom Lehman (USA); fourth was Paul Azinger (USA). [Poipu Bay GC, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaiian Islands].
2000Men AsiaJohnnie Walker ClassicAlpine GC, Bangkok263 (-25)US$190,798
Played as the Johnnie Walker Classic (Asian/Eurpn/Aus Trs event). Second-placed Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his second win in this event. Played in Nov 2000 as part of the European Tr's 2001 season. [Alpine GC, nr Bangkok, Thailand].
2000Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am67.79n/a
Woods (USA) won his second straight PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Phil Mickelson (USA) was second with 69.25; Ernie Els (RSA) was third with 69.31.
2000Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr67.79n/a
Woods (USA) won his second straight PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Phil Mickelson (USA) was second with 69.25; Ernie Els (RSA) was third with 69.31.
2000Men AmericaMemorial TournamentMuirfield Village269 (-19)$558,000
Played as The Memorial Tournament. Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 5 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his second straight Memorial tournament. [Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, OH].
2000Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$9,188,321see Score
Woods (USA) won his third (and second straight) Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 2000 leading money winner, with earnings of $9,188,321 on the Tour. Phil Mickelson (USA) was second with $4,746,457; Ernie Els (RSA) was third with $3,469,405.
2000Men AmericaPebble Beach Pro-AmPebble Beach273 (-15)$720,000
Played as the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (Feb 3-6). Second-placed Matt Gogel (USA) and Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). [Pebble Beach Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Poppy Hills GC and Spyglass Hill GC].
2000Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Woods (USA) won his third (and second straight) PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
2000Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his third (and second straight) Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2000Men MajorsThe OpenSt Andrews269 (-19)£500,000
The Open Championship (129th) (July 20-23). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) and Thomas Björn (Den) finished 8 shots behind Woods (USA). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
2000Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Kapalua Resort276 (-16)$522,000
Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener). Woods (USA) beat Ernie Els (RSA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].
2000Men MajorsUS OpenPebble Beach272 (-12)$800,000
The US Open (100th) (June 15-18). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) and Migel Angel Jimenez (Esp) finished 15-shots behind Woods (USA), who went on to win the next three Majors, becoming the first player since Bobby Jones to simultaneously hold all four major championship titles. This feat was called the "Tiger Slam". [Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA].
2000Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipValhalla270 (-18)$900,000
The US PGA Championship (82nd) (Aug 17-20). Defending champion Woods (USA) beat Bob May (USA) in a three-hole playoff: Woods 12 (-1), May 13 (E). First-time the PGA Championship was decided based on a three-hole playoff. [Valhalla GC, Louisville, KY].
2000Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC259 (-21)$1,000,000
Played as the WGC-NEC Invitational (Aug 24-27). Second-placed Justin Leonard (USA) and Phillip Price (Wales) finished 11 shots behind Woods (USA), who claimed his second straight win in this event. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
1999Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Cog Hill273 (-15)$450,000
Played as the Motorola Western Open. Second-placed Mike Weir (Can) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA). [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
1999Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines266 (-22)$486,000
Played as the Buick Invitational (Feb 11-14). Second-placed Billy Ray Brown (USA) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA), who recorded the first of his seven wins in this event in the space of 15 years. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].
1999Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfPoipu Bay GC3 & 2x
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by the season's four Major winners. Woods (USA) beat Davis Love III (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. Jose Maria Olazabal (Esp) beat Paul Lawrie (Scot) in the match for third place. [Poipu Bay GC, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaiian Islands].
1999Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am68.43n/a
Woods (USA) won the PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). David Duval (USA) was second with 69.17; Davis Love III (USA) was third with 69.37.
1999Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr68.43n/a
Woods (USA) won the PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). David Duval (USA) was second with 69.17; Davis Love III (USA) was third with 69.37.
1999Men AmericaMemorial TournamentMuirfield Village273 (-15)$459,000
Played as The Memorial Tournament. Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). [Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, OH].
1999Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$6,616,585see Score
Woods (USA) won his second Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 1999 leading money winner, with earnings of $6,616,585 on the Tour. David Duval (USA) was second with $3,641,906; Davis Love III (USA) was third with $2,475,328.
1999Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Woods (USA) won his second PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
1999Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won his second Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
1999Men AmericaTour Championship (PGA Tr)Champions GC269 (-15)$900,000
Played as the Tour Championship (Oct 28-31). Second-placed David Love III (USA) finished 4 shots behind Woods (USA). [Cypress Creek course, Champions GC, Houston, TX].
1999Men EuropeTPC of EuropeSt Leon Rot273 (15)€280,000
Played as the Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe. Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA). [Rot course, GC St Leon-Rot, nr Heidelberg, Germany].
1999Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipMedinah CC277 (-11)$630,000
The US PGA Championship (81st) (Aug 12-15). Second-placed Sergio Garcia (Esp) finished 1 shot behind 23-year-old Woods (USA), who claimed his second major championship title. [No. 3 Course, Medinah CC, Bloomingdale, nr Chicago, IL].
1999Men AmericaWalt Disney ClassicDisney's Magnolia271 (-17)$450,000
Played as the National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney. Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].
1999Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipValderrama278 (-6)$1,000,000
Played as the inaugural WGC-American Express Championship (Nov 4-7). Woods (USA) beat Miguel Angel Jimenez (Esp) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th). [Valderrama GC, San Roque, Spain].
1999Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC270 (-10)$1,000,000
Played as the inaugural WGC-NEC Invitational (Aug 26-29; previously the NEC World Series of Golf, which was not a WGC event). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
1999Men AsiaWorld Cup of Golf (Indiv)Mines Resort263 (-21)$100,000
Second-placed Frank Nobilo (NZ) finished 9 shots behind Tiger Woods (USA), who won the International Trophy for best individual score in the World Cup of Golf. Team winners of the Cup: Tiger Woods & Mark O'Meara (USA). [The Mines Resort & GC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia].
1998Men AmericaAtlanta ClassicTPC Sugarloaf271 (-17)$324,000
Played as the BellSouth Classic. Second-placed Jay Don Blake (USA) finished shots behind Woods (USA). [TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Georgia].
1998Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfPoipu Bay GC2 holes
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by the season's four Major winners. Woods (USA) beat Vijay Singh (Fiji) by 2 holes in the final. Lee Janzen (USA) beat Mark O'Meara (USA) in the match for third place. [Poipu Bay GC, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaiian Islands].
1998Men AsiaJohnnie Walker ClassicBlue Canyon CC279 (-9)£133,330
Played as the Johnnie Walker Classic (Eurpn Tr event in Asia). Woods (USA) beat Ernie Els (RSA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Canyon course, Blue Canyon CC, Phuket, Thailand].
1997Men AsiaAsian Honda ClassicThai CC268 (-20)US$48,000
Played as the Asian Honda Classic (a one-off Asian Tr event). Second-placed Joong-kyung Mo (S Kor) finished 10 shots behind Woods (USA), whose first prize of $48,000 was dwarfed by his appearance fee of $480,000. [Thai CC, Bangkok, Thailand].
1997Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Cog Hill275 (-13)$360,000
Played as the Motorola Western Open. Second-placed Frank Nobilo (NZ) finished 3 shots behind Woods (USA). [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
1997Men AmericaByron Nelson Ch'shipTPC Las Colinas263 (-17)$324,000
Played as the GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic. Second-placed Lee Rinker (USA) finished 2 shots behind Woods (USA). [TPC course, Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas, Irving, nr Dallas, TX. First two rounds also used the resort's Cottonwood Valley course].
1997Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$2,066,833see Score
Woods (USA) won the Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 1997 leading money winner, with earnings of $2,066,833 on the Tour. David Duval (USA) was second with $1,885,308; Davis Love III (USA) was third with $1,635,953. Woods was in his second year as a professional.
1997Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Woods (USA) won the PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
1997Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA Trxn/a
Woods (USA) won the Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
1997Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National270 (-18)$486,000
The Masters Tournament (61st) (April 10-13). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 12 shots behind 21-year-old Woods (USA). As the youngest ever Masters winner, Woods recorded the lowest ever Masters score (270) and the biggest ever winning margin. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
1997Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)La Costa Resort202 (-14)$216,000
Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 9-12; PGA Tour season opener). Woods (USA) beat Tom Lehman (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. Event cut to 54 holes due to bad weather. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].
1996Men AwardsRookie of Yr - PGA Tr$790,594see Score
Woods (USA) won the PGA Tour 1996 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished 24th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $790,594.
1996Men AmericaShriners Hosp. OpenTPC Summerlin332 (-28)$297,000
Played as the Las Vegas Invitational. First-time PGA Tour winner Woods (USA) beat Davis Love III (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV. Earlier rounds also at: Las Vegas Hilton CC (now Las Vegas National GC) and Desert Inn CC (now Wynn G&CC)].
1996Men AmateurUS AmateurPumpkin Ridge38th holen/a
The US Amateur Championship (96th). Woods (USA) won this title for the third straight year, beating Steve Scott (USA) at the 38th hole in the final. This was Woods' last of three US Amateur titles. [Witch Hollow course, Pumpkin Ridge GC, nr Portland, OR].
1996Men AmericaWalt Disney ClassicDisney's Magnolia267 (-21)$216,000
Played as the Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic. Second-placed Payne Syewart (USA) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA). [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].
1995Men AmateurUS AmateurNewport CC, RI2 holesn/a
The US Amateur Championship (95th). Defending champion Woods (USA) beat Buddy Marucci (USA) by 2 holes in the final. This was the second of three US Amateur titles won by Woods. [Newport CC, Rhode Island].
1994Men AmateurUS AmateurTPC Sawgrass2 holesn/a
The US Amateur Championship (94th). Woods (USA) beat Trip Kuehne (USA) by 2 holes in the final. This was the first of three US Amateur titles won by Woods. [TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
1993Men AmateurUS Amateur (Boys)Waverley CC, OR19th holeamateur
Played as the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Two down with two to play in the final match, Woods (USA) birdied the 17th and 18th holes and then secured his win against Ryan Armour (USA) with a four-foot par putt at the first extra hole. Woods claimed an unprecedented third straight win in this event. [Waverley CC, Portland, Oregon].
1992Men AmateurUS Amateur (Boys)Wollaston GC1 upamateur
Played as the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Defending champion Woods (USA) beat Mark Wilson (USA) by 1 hole in the final. Woods became the first two-time winner of this event. [Wollaston GC, Milton, nr Boston, MA].
1991Men AmateurUS Amateur (Boys)Bay Hill Club19th holeamateur
Played as the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. 15-year-old Woods (USA) beat Brad Zwetschke (USA) with a bogey-5 at the 19th hole in the final. Woods became the youngest winner of this event. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].

 

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Wentworth Club: an icon of British golf, this now member-only club again hosts the European Tour’s prestigious BMW PGA Championship (May 24-27). 
Shinnecock Hillsthe 2018 U.S. Open heads for Long Island and one of the five founding clubs of the USGA. Brooks Koepka defends.

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Belgian Knockout: Another experimental format is tried as the European Tour returns to Belgium at  Rinkven Golf (May 17-20).
US Women’s OpenSouth Korean Park Sung-hyun defends her title at the Shoal Creek Club in Birmingham, Alabama (May 31-Jun 3).

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Webb Simpsonrecords his fifth PGA Tour win at The Players Championship, one of the biggest of his career.
Moriya Jutanugarn joins younger sister Ariya as an LPGA Tour winner. The Jutanugarns, emulating Annika and Charlotta Sorenstam, became the only other sisters to win on the LPGA Tour.


  
 
  

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