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PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS (1-0)
Posted two top-10s in 18 starts on PGA TOUR Champions and one top-10 (6th/Honda Classic) in six starts on the PGA TOUR. Finished 44th in the Charles Schwab Cup and became just the third player not to qualify for his title defense at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
Split time on the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions. Made the cut in five of 10 starts on the PGA TOUR and finished No. 226 in the FedExCup, but failed to record a top-25 for the first time in his 27-year career. Best result came at the Masters Tournament (49th). On PGA TOUR Champions, closed the season with a final-round 61 and a four-stroke victory at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, his third title of the season. He also won the Toshiba Classic and the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship, his first senior major title. Was one of two players to post top-10 finishes in all three Playoffs events, and totaled eight top-10s in 20 starts. Entering this season, his PGA TOUR Champions record included 12 top-10s in 24 starts since turning 50 in 2013. Finished fourth in the Charles Schwab Cup and seventh on the money list.
Failed to advance to the FedExCup Playoffs for just the second time after making just six cuts in 18 starts on the PGA TOUR in the 2016-17 season. Will compete on TOUR in the 2017-18 season out of the Life Member category. Also competed on PGA TOUR Champions, where he picked up his first career victory on that tour.
Advanced to the FedExCup Playoffs for the ninth time and made it through the first two events, ending his season at No. 99 in the standings after a missed cut in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Season highlighted by two top-10s, including his 28th career runner-up performance at the Quicken Loans National at Congressional CC. Made six starts on PGA TOUR Champions with one top-10 to his credit.
Made 15 cuts in 22 starts through the Wyndham Championship, collecting one top-10 finish. Earned a berth into the Playoffs for an eighth time, of nine possible opportunities. A T66 at The Barclays resulted in a 119th-place finish in the FedExCup standings, putting an end to his season.
Made 16 of 25 cuts, with one PGA TOUR top-10. Advanced to the FedExCup Playoffs after missing them in 2013. Finished the season at the Deutsche Bank Championship at No. 87 in the FedExCup standings.
Missed the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time in his career and failed to record a top-10 on TOUR for the first time since the 1991 season. Ended a streak of 20 consecutive years inside the top 70 on the final money list. Made 12 of 19 TOUR cuts.
Finished No. 33 in the FedExCup standings, missing the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola for the third time in four years.
Bounced back after two sub-par seasons to make first start at TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola since he won the FedExCup in 2008. Finished 28th in the FedExCup standings and the money list. Posted four sub-par rounds to finish two shots behind winner Aaron Baddeley. Led the field in Putting and Total Birdies (20). Jumped to No. 49 in the OWGR.
Posted two top-10 finishes, lowest total of career dating to 1993.
His No. 68 position on the PGA TOUR money list, after 11 consecutive seasons of top-five finishes on the money list, was his lowest finish as a TOUR member. Underwent right knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus in mid-January after posting a T27 at season-opening Mercedes-Benz Championship.
Came on strong late in the year to win three times, including two victories in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup (The Barclays, Deutsche Bank Championship) to capture the second FedExCup. Result came after altering his swing at the end of 2007, overcoming tendinitis in his left arm and with improved putting in late 2008. Career victory total of 34 TOUR wins (T13 all-time with Mickelson) are the most by an international player in PGA TOUR history. His 22 wins since turning 40 are the most by a player over age 40.
Captured two PGA TOUR events to move to T14 all-time in victories with 31, tied with Harry Cooper and Jimmy Demaret. It was his sixth consecutive season with a TOUR win, second behind Woods' 12. Entered the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup No. 2 behind Woods but slipped to 10th in final FedExCup standings. Maintained that No. 1 spot into May thanks to a T11 finish at the World Golf Championships-CA Championship, followed by T13 finishes at the Masters and EDS Byron Nelson Championship. Qualified No. 2 for the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, but first three starts included a missed cut (The Barclays), a T60 (Deutsche Bank Championship) and a 64th-place finish (BMW Championship). Finished the PGA TOUR Playoffs with a T7 at the TOUR Championship for 12th top-10 in 14 career TOUR Championship starts.
Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on October 30. Finished among the top five on the PGA TOUR money list for the ninth consecutive season and also won for the fifth consecutive season. Thirteen top-10s matched Jim Furyk for most on TOUR.
Entered the season No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking and produced four victories and 18 top-10 finishes. 18 top-10s matched career high, posted in 2003 and 2004.
Put together one of the finest seasons in golf history, posting nine wins and earning a TOUR-record $10,905,166 while becoming No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Became just the sixth player in TOUR history to accumulate nine wins in a season and first since Woods in 2000. The others: Paul Runyan (nine in 1933), Byron Nelson (18 in 1945), Ben Hogan (13 in 1946 and 10 in 1948) and Sam Snead (11 in 1950). Led the TOUR in top-10s for the second straight season with 18 in 29 events. The 36 over a two-year period (2003-04) were the most since Tom Kite recorded 36 during the 1981 (21) and 1982 (15) seasons. Jumped Ernie Els for No. 2 spot in the Official World Golf Ranking, .10 points behind No. 1 Woods.
A four-time winner on TOUR, clinched first career money title at the season-ending TOUR Championship, where a T5 finish worth $228,000 brought total official money in 27 events to $7,573,907, topping Woods by $900,494. The season total was also second all-time, at the time, to Woods' $9,188,321 in 2000. A total of 18 top-10s were the most on TOUR since Tim Kite posted 21 top-10s in 26 starts in 1981.
Won multiple events for the first time since 1998 (Shell Houston Open and THE TOUR Championship). Enjoyed a third-place finish on the money list, with $3,756,563 in earnings, his best performance since finishing second in 1998. Contended at both the Air Canada Championship and the World Golf Championships-American Express Championship, shooting final-round 65s at both events. In Canada, closed fast but still was two strokes behind winner Gene Sauers.
Despite failing to win for the first time in five years, put together a consistent season with a TOUR-best 14 top-10s and $3,440,829 in earnings, fourth on the money list. Finished second twice, at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, where he shot a final-round 69 but was passed by Davis Love III's 63, and at THE PLAYERS Championship, where he made triple-bogey-7 on the par-4 14th Sunday then eagled the par-5 16th and birdied the par-3 17th to complete a 68 to finish one stroke behind Tiger Woods.
Reached another level as a star when he captured the Masters Tournament, his second major championship title in 20 months. On Sunday's back nine at Augusta National, he birdied No. 15 but missed a 4-footer for par on the 16th hole, which cut his lead to two strokes over David Duval and Ernie Els. However he responded with an approach to eight feet on No. 17 and earned his first green jacket by three strokes over Els. When he birdied No. 18. The win extended his TOUR victory streak to four consecutive seasons. Closed the year with a pair of T3s, at THE TOUR Championship and at the World Golf Championships-American Express Championship.
Earned his eighth career TOUR victory in March, at the Honda Classic. Stood nine strokes behind Eric Booker after 36 holes and five back through 54 holes but closed with 69 for two-stroke victory over Payne Stewart. Had a streak of four consecutive tournaments where he finished no worse than fifth. Began the stretch with a solo second to Tiger Woods at the Memorial Tournament. Finished T3 in his next start, at the U.S. Open. The following week, he finished with three consecutive rounds in the 60s to T5 at the Buick Classic. Concluded the streak with a solo-fourth at the Motorola Western Open. His 11 top-10 finishes were a career high. Led the TOUR in Eagles, averaging one every 104.8 holes (17 total).
Recorded consecutive victories in the summer, at the PGA Championship and the Sprint International. At the PGA at Sahalee GC in Washington, he opened with an even-par 70 followed by a course-record-tying 66 that produced a one-stroke lead. Third-round 67 tied Steve Stricker, and a closing 68 was good for two-stroke win over Stricker. Became the 10th winner in the past 11 years to make the PGA Championship his first major victory.
Won two TOUR events and earned more than $1 million for second time in career. Made 24 consecutive cuts in 1996 and added 21 in row in a season that saw him win twice.
Made the cut in all 24 events he entered. Posted nine top-10 finishes, including five in a seven-event stretch that began at the United Airlines Hawaiian Open. Was T8 at Waialae CC. Put together another hot streak in June and July, finishing T7 at the U.S. Open, T8 at the Motorola Western Open, T11 at The Open Championship and T5 at the PGA Championship. Began the final round of the year's final major, at Valhalla CC, two strokes behind leader Russ Cochran, but his run for his first major title ended with a bogey on the 72nd hole in Kentucky.
Surpassed $1 million in earnings for the first time in his career, going over that plateau with a sixth-place finish at the season-ending TOUR Championship.
Was hampered by back and neck problems, limiting him to 21 PGA TOUR starts. Still picked up two runner-up finishes and won on the European Tour. His first close call came at the Northern Telecom Open in Tucson. After opening 67-68, he fell off the pace with an even-par 72. In the final round, he shot a 7-under 65 to finish two strokes behind winner Andrew Magee.
Earned PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year honors for a stellar season. Gained Special Temporary Membership by winning $74,667 in his first start, a T2 at the Nestle Invitational after Arnold Palmer invited him to play in the Nestle Invitational at Bay Hill Club and Lodge. Fired a final-round 69 but ultimately T2 in Orlando, two strokes behind Ben Crenshaw.
Won the first of two European Tour titles at the first playing of the Turespana Masters Open de Andalucia in Spain.
Won his ninth international title, taking the King Hassan Trophy in Morocco.
In the only playing of the European Tour's El Bosque Open at El Bosque G&CC in Valencia, Spain, he edged Richard Boxall and Chris Williams by two strokes for his second European Tour title.
After joining the European Tour as a rookie, he won his first European Tour event when he captured the inaugural Volvo Open di Firenze in Italy, with a 12-under 276 at Is Molas GC.
Became the first non-Swedish player to win the Swedish PGA.
Won his first professional title, the Malaysian PGA Championship, in Kuala Lumpur.