Retained his playing privileges on the PGA TOUR after finishing 73rd ($1,050,803) in his first official season on TOUR...In his initial event of the TOUR season, finished T4 at the Buick Invitational...Next top-10 did not come until October, a runner-up at the WGC-American Express Championship in Ireland. Just his second top-10 in 13 WGC events (T9-2000 WGC-Accenture Match Play). One of two players (Ernie Els) to record four rounds in the 60s...Did not collect a win for the second straight season on the European Tour and finished 21st on the Volvo Order of Merit, his lowest finish in nine years on that Tour.
Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes
World Golf Championships-American Express Championship. T2--
British Open Championship, British Open Championship, PGA Championship.