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Tiger Woods

  • Birthplace: Cypress, Calif.
  • Residence: Windermere, Fla.
  • Birthdate: December 30, 1975
  • Age: 31 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1996
  • College: Stanford
  • Eligibility Code: 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10

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Player Notes

Winner, 1994, 1995 and 1996 U.S. Amateur. . . Began playing golf at six months old. Was 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. . . 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 and 2006 . . .Member of the 1998, 2000, '03 and '05 President 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 when he did 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 '97 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. At the end of the 2004 season, Tiger had played in 164 events as a professional, he had 40 wins and $45,092,787 in earnings or $274,956 for every event he had played in as a professional. At the end of the 2005 season, Tiger had played in 185 events as a professional, he had 46 wins and $55,770,760 in earnings or $301,463 for every event he had played in as a professional. At the end of the 2006 season, Tiger had played in 200 events as a professional, he had 54 wins and $65,712,324 in earnings or $328,562 for every event he had played in as a professional. To put this in another perspective, Tiger has won $2 million less than the total earnings of the PGA Tour between 1970 and 1978 by 999 players.

Career Victories

European Tour
30 - 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, WGC-NEC Invitational, WGC-American Express Championship, 2006 Dubai Desert Classic, British Open, PGA Championship, WGC Bridgestone Invitational, WGC-American Express, 2007 Buick Invitational, WGC-SC Championship, Wachovia Championship

PGA Tour
57 - 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, WGC-NEC Invitational, WGC-American Express Championship, 2006 Buick Invitational, Ford Championship at Doral, British Open, Buick Open, PGA Championship, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Deutsche Bank and WGC-American Express Championship, 2007 Buick Invitational

Other
1997 Honda Open (Thailand); 1998 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 1999 World Cup [with Mark O'Meara], PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2000 EMC World Cup [with David Duval]. PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2001 Williams World Challenge, PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2002 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2004 Target World Challenge, Dunlap Phoenix, 2005 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Dunlap Phoenix, 2006 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Target World Challenge.

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 - 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 average - 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 average - 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 average - 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 and 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; (ranked 2nd); best finish - Won at the Buick Invitational, WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Bay Hill Invitational, 100th Western Open and WGC-American Express Championship

2003 Stats
scoring average - 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; (ranked 4th); best finish - Win at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

2004 Stats
scoring average - 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).

2005 Notes
Returned to the top of the World Rankings, won his sixth Vardon Trophy.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; rounds played - 74; in money - 8; Top-10 finishes - 13; money - $10,628,024; (ranked 1st); best finish - Win at the Buick Invitational, Ford Championship at Doral, Masters, British Open, WGC-NEC Invitational and WGC-American Express Championship.

2005 Stats
scoring average - 68.66 / (1st); driving distance - 316.1 / (2nd); driving accuracy - 54.6% / (188th); GIR - 69.9% / (6th); putting - 1.731 / (5th); birdie average - 4.57 per rd / (1st) / total birdies - 338; sand saves - 54.2% / (47th); all-around; rank - 266 / (1st).

2006 Notes
Difficult season off the course, as he suffered the loss of father Earl after a long battle with cancer on May 3.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 15; rounds played - 52; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 11; money - $9,941,563; (ranked 1st); best finish - Win at the Buick Invitational, Ford Championship at Doral, British Open, Buick Open, PGA Championship, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Deutsche Bank and WGC-American Express Championship

2006 Stats
scoring average - 68.11 / (1st); driving distance - 306.4 / (6th); driving accuracy - 60.7% / (139th); GIR - 74.1% / (1st); putting - 1.756 / (35th); birdie average - 4.65 per rd / (1st) / total birdies - 242; sand saves - 55.1% / (29th); all-around; rank - 212 / (1st).

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