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Monday, July 24, 2006

Need I say More

The best exicution of a game plane I have ever seen! Although his critics are alrady saying "it wasn't much of a match, he only used his driver onced and look where the shot went!"

PGA Tour Staf Writer


Career Majors: 45 (39 as professional)

Career Major Victories: 11

Career Major Top-10s: 23 (7-Masters Tournament; 7-British Open; 5-PGA Championship; 4-U.S. Open)


Starts: 12 (1995-2006)

Wins: 3 (2000, ‘05, ‘06 )

Top-10s: 7 (3rd-1998, T7-1999, W-2000, T4-2003, T9-2004, W-2005, W-2006)


• Becomes the first player to win back-to-back Open Championships since Tom Watson (1982-83).

• Becomes the 19th player in Open Championship history to win the tournament three times. Harry Vardon captured the Claret Jug a record six times, while James Braid, J.H. Taylor, Peter Thomson and Tow Watson won five each.

• Ties Walter Hagen for second on the all-time major championships list as a professional with 11. Jack Nicklaus has 18.

• Becomes all-time leading money winner at the Open with $4,215,704. The fourth tournament where his earnings top the $4-million mark.

• 72-hole total of 18-under 270 is one off career-best for a major (19-under 269, 2000 Open Championship, St. Andrews).

• Out of the 18-under total, was 14-under on the four par-5 holes with 10 birdies and two eagles.

• Tied the course record (7-under 65) set by Chris DiMarco earlier that day during round two. Later matched by Ernie Els and Sergio Garcia.

• Led the tournament in Driving Accuracy hitting 48 of 56 fairways (85.71%) and tied for second in Greens in Regulation hitting 58 of 72 greens (80.56%).

• Opened with two rounds in the 60s (67-65) for sixth time in 45 major starts and has won each time -- 2000 U.S. Open Championship, Open Championship and PGA Championship, 2002 U.S. Open and 2005 Open Championship, and 2006 Open Championship.

• Posted a career-best opening 36-hole total with his rounds of 67-65 -- 132 (-12). He had finished 36 holes at 133 three previous times – 2000 (67-66) and 2005 (66-67) Open Championships and the 2000 (66-67) PGA Championship.

• Although 12-under 132 total was two strokes off the tournament record (12-under 130, Nick Faldo, 1992, Muirfield), matched the 36-hole tournament record in relation to par. Along with Woods and Faldo, Faldo and Norman also posted 36-hole totals of 12-under 132 in 1990 at St. Andrews

• Picked up his 23rd top-10 in a major championship. He has 23 in 39 starts (55.97%) as a professional. Trails Mickelson (25) and Els (25) with total top-10s among active PGA TOUR players. Has 16 top-10s since 2000, tied with Mickelson for the most.

• Has made the cut 12 times in 12 starts at the Open Championship, his longest current streak in the majors. Four consecutive top-10s at the Open is the longest current streak.

2006 NOTES

• Successfully defends a title for the third time in four tries this season -- Buick Invitational, Ford Championship at Doral, Open Championship.

• Becomes first three-time winner of the season and collects at least three wins in a season for the eighth time in his 11-year PGA TOUR career.

• Improves season earnings to $4,263,563, the seventh straight year exceeding the $4-million mark. Moves to No. 2 on the money list.


• 49 career PGA TOUR victories is the seventh-most in TOUR history. Billy Casper stands in sixth with 51 victories

• Surpasses the $60-million mark in career PGA TOUR Official Money with $60,034,324.

• Third victory at the Open Championship gives him eight tournaments that he has won at least three times.

• Has held 38 54-hole leads/co-leads on the PGA TOUR and has won 35 times in that period, including 11 of 11 in majors.

• Wins in defense of a title for the 14th time in his career.

• Has won in 25.13% (49 out of 195) of his professional starts on the PGA TOUR.


Tournaments entered--10; in money--9; victories—3; top-10 finishes—6

I no this is a long post but tiger deserves it! He's the BEST there is!


Blogger Dawn said...

I watched Tiger win yesterday. It was so emotional. This was his first win since his father past away. But he did so good !! :)

What is Joe up to today ?


8:39 AM  
Blogger Brenda said...

Hi Joe! That Tiger Woods is an amazing young man isn't he?

11:33 AM  
Blogger Sally said...

Tiger's da man! YAHOO!!! Thanks for that post, buddy. :)

6:00 PM  
Blogger Brent said...

I knew you would post about Tiger! I just KNEW IT!!

6:35 PM  
Blogger Hoot Nannie said...

I thought of you when I saw Tiger won. I knew you would be so happy. He gave a nice speech.

Are you rested up yet, Joe?

10:01 PM  
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