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A Sense of Who He Is

TIGER'S TALE

Current World Rank: 1

Professional Victories: 43

Major Victories: 7, including the Masters (1997, 2001, 2002), U.S. Open (2000), British Open (2000) and PGA Championship (1999, 2000)

PGA Tour Victories: 31, including the seven majors and the Tour Champion-ship (1999), Players Championship (2001), WGC-NEC Invitational (1999, 2000, 2001), Memorial (1999, 2000, 2001) and Bay Hill (2000, 2001, 2002)

National Teams: U.S. World Amateur (1994), Walker Cup (1995), Ryder Cup (1997, 1999, 2002), Dunhill Cup (1998), Presidents Cup (1998, 2000), World Cup (1999, 2000, 2001)

Amateur Records and Highlights: U.S. Junior Amateur Champion (1991, 1992, 1993); U.S. Amateur Champion (1994, 1995, 1996); youngest U.S. Amateur champion (1994, 18 years); most consecutive U.S. Amateur Championships won (3); most consecutive U.S. Amateur match-play victories (18); NCAA Individual Champion (1996)

Professional Records: Youngest to win $1 million in a PGA Tour season (21, 1997); youngest Masters winner (21, 1997); youngest to achieve career grand slam (24, 2000); only player to hold all four professional major titles at once (2000Ð01); holds or shares record for lowest final score in relation to par in all four majors (18 under at 1997 Masters, 12 under at 2000 U.S. Open, 19 under at 2000 British Open and 18 under at 2000 PGA); lowest PGA Tour Vardon Trophy scoring average (2000), both nonadjusted (68.17) and adjusted (67.79); most money won in single PGA Tour season ($9,188,321, 2000); all-time PGA Tour career money winner ($29,203,127 through mid-May 2002)

Awards: Fred Haskins College Player of the Year (1996), Jack Nicklaus College Player of the Year (1996), PGA Tour Rookie of the Year (1996), PGA of America and PGA Tour player of the Year (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001), Vardon Trophy (1999, 2000, 2001), Arnold Palmer Award (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001), Byron Nelson Award (1999, 2000, 2001), Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (1996, 2000), AP Male Athlete of the Year (1997, 1999, 2000)

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