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TIGER WOODS

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10
  • Birthplace: Cypress, Calif.
  • Residence: Windermere, Fla.
  • Birthdate: December 30, 1975
  • Age: 29
  • Turned Pro: 1996
  • College: Stanford
Player Notes

Began playing golf at six months old. . .Appeared on numerous TV programs including, "That's Incredible", "Mike Douglas", "Two on the Town", "Good Morning America"and "Prime Time Live". . . Has won virtually every significant junior championship, including 1991, 1992 and 1993 USGA Junior. . . Winner, 1994, '95 and '96 U.S. Amateur Championships. . .Member of the winning 1994 U.S. team at the World Amateur Team Championship. . . Played on the Walker Cup Team in 1995. . .Member of the Ryder Cup Team in 1997, '99, 2002 & 2004 . . .Member of the 1998, 2000 & 2003 Presidents Cup team . . Won 1996 NCAA Championship, making him only the sixth player that has ever won both the NCAA and the U.S. Amateur. . .Winner of Rookie of the Year honors in 1996 . . . Fastest player to win a million dollars on the PGA Tour, accomplishing it with his win in his ninth event, Mercedes Championship. . . Fastest player to win two million dollars on the PGA Tour when he did it with his win in his 16th event, GTE Byron Nelson Classic. . . Fastest player to win 10 million dollars on the PGA Tour when he did it with his win in his 69th event, 1999 Tour Championship. . .With his win in the 1997 Masters, he became the youngest winner of that tournament and the youngest winner of a major since World War II. . . at the end of 1999 season, Tiger had played in 70 events as a professional, he had 15 wins and $11,315,128 in earnings, or $161,645 for every event he had played in as a professional. . .At the end of the 2000 season, Tiger had played in 90 events as a professional, he had 24 wins and $20,503,450 in earnings or $227,816 for every event he had played in as a professional. . . at the end of the 2001 season, Tiger had played in 109 events as a professional, he had 29 wins and $26,191,228 in earnings or $240,286 for every event he had played in as a professional. . .At the end of the 2002 season, Tiger had played in 130 events as a professional, he had 34 wins and $33,103,852 in earnings or $254,645 for every event he had played in as a professional. . . At the end of the 2003 season, Tiger had played in 145 events as a professional, he had 39 wins and $39,777,265 in earnings or $274,326 for every event he had played in as a professional.

Career Victories

European Tour
23 - 1997 Masters; 1998 Johnnie Walker Classic; 1999 Deutsche Bank SAP Open, PGA Championship, WGC-NEC Invitational, WGC-American Express Championship; 2000 U.S. Open, British Open, PGA Championship, WGC-NEC Invitational; 2001 Johnnie Walker Classic, Masters, Deutsche Bank Open, WGC-NEC Invitational; 2002 Masters, Deutsche Bank, U.S. Open, WGC-American Express; 2003 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, WGC-American Express Championship, 2004 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, 2005 Masters, British Open

PGA Tour
44 - 1996 Las Vegas Invitational, Walt Disney World Classic; 1997 Mercedes Championship, Masters, GTE Byron Nelson Classic, Motorola Western Open; 1998 BellSouth; 1999 Buick Invitational, The Memorial Tournament, Motorola Western Open, PGA Championship, NEC Invitational, National Car Rental/Disney, Tour Championship, WGC-NEC Invitational, WGC -American Express Championship; 2000 Mercedes Championship, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Bay Hill Invitational, Memorial, U.S. Open, British Open, PGA Championship, WGC-NEC Invitational, Bell Canadian Open; 2001 Bay Hill Invitational, Players Championship, Masters, Memorial Tournament, WGC-NEC Invitational; 2002 Bay Hill Invitational, Masters, U.S. Open, Buick Open, WGC-American Express Championship; 2003 Buick Invitational, WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Bay Hill Invitational, 100th Western Open, WGC-American Express Championship, 2004 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, 2005 Buick Invitational, Ford Championship At Doral, Masters, British Open

Other
1997 Honda Open (Thailand); 1999 EMC World Cup (teamed with Mark O'Meara); 2000 EMC World Cup (teamed with David Duval)

Career Summary

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; in money - 8; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 69.44; money $790,594 (ranked 24th); winner at Las Vegas Invitational and Walt Disney World Classic.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 20; top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average 69.10 (ranked 2nd); money $2,066,833 (ranked 1st); winner at Mercedes Championship, Masters, GTE Byron Nelson and Motorola Western Open.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 13; scoring average 69.21 (ranked 2nd); money $1,841,117 (ranked 4th); winner at BellSouth Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 21; top-10 finishes - 16; scoring average 68.43 (ranked 1st); money $6,616,585 (ranked 1st); winner, Buick Invitational, The Memorial Tournament, Motorola Western Open, PGA Championship, NEC Invitational, National Car Rental/Disney, Tour Championship, American Express Championship.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; rounds played - 76 ; in money -20; top-10 finishes - 17; money $9,188,321 (ranked 1st); Winner at the Mercedes Championships, AT&T Pebble Beach, Bay Hill Invitational, Memorial Tournament, U.S. Open, British Open, PGA Championship

2000 Stats
Scoring - 67.79 / (1st); driving distance - 298.0 / (2nd); driving accuracy -71.2% / (54th); GIR - 75.2% / (1st); putting - 1.717 / (2nd); birdie average - 4.92 per rd / (1st) / total birdies - 374; sand saves - 57.3% / (51st); scrambling - 67.1% / (3rd); all-around rank - 113 / (1st)

2001 Notes
When he won the Masters he was the first person to hold all four major championships at the same time.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; rounds played - 76 ; in money -19; top-10 finishes - 9; money $5,687,777 (ranked 1st); Winner at the Bay Hill Invitational, The Players Championship, Masters, Memorial Tournament and NEC Invitational

2001 Stats
Scoring - 68.81 / (1st); driving distance - 297.6 / (3rd); driving accuracy -65.5% / (145th); GIR - 71.9% / (6); putting - 1.775 / (102nd); birdie average - 4.36 per rd / (3rd) / total birdies - 331; sand saves - 53.5% / (80th); scrambling - 69.8% / (1st); all-around rank - 346 / (12th).

2002 Notes
Player of the Year, leading money winner and Vardon Trophy winner

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; rounds played - 68 ; in money -18; top-10 finishes - 13; money $6,912,625 (ranked 1st); Winner at the Bay Hill Invitational, Masters, U.S. Open , Buick Open and American Express Championship

2002 Stats
Scoring - 68.56 / (1st); driving distance - 293.3 / (6th); driving accuracy -67.5% / (107th); GIR - 74.0% / (1st); putting - 1.766 / (83rd); birdie average - 4.47 per rd / (1st) / total birdies - 304; sand saves - 58.0% / (14th); all-around rank - 288 / (4th).

2003 Notes
PGA of America & PGA Tour Player of the Year, Vardon Trophy winner he has now won over $5 million a year for five straight years.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; Rounds Played - 68; in money - 18; top -10 Finishes - 12; money $6,673,413 Rank (2nd); Best finish: Won at the Buick Invitational, WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Bay Hill Invitational, 100th Western Open & WGC-American Express Championship

2003 Stats
Scoring - 68.41 / (1st); Driving Distance - 299.5 / (11th); Driving Accuracy - 62.7% / (142nd); GIR - 68.6% / (26th); Putting - 1.732 / (10th); Birdie Average - 4.26 per rd / (3rd) / Total Birdies - 290; Sand Saves - 57.7% / (12th); All-Around Rank - 206 / (1st).

2004 Notes
After being on top of the world ranking for 264 straight weeks, was overtaken by Vijay Singh at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; Rounds Played - 72; in money - 19; top -10 Finishes - 14; money $5,365,472 Rank (4th); Best finish: Win at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

2004 Stats
Scoring - 69.04 / (3rd); Driving Distance - 301.9 / (9th); Driving Accuracy - 56.1% / (182nd); GIR - 66.9% / (47th); Putting - 1.724 / (2nd); Birdie Average - 4.38 per rd / (2nd) / Total Birdies - 315; Sand Saves - 53.5% / (39th); All-Around Rank - 425 / (8th).

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