The Final Five: Tiger Woods

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Tiger Woods has won five times on the PGA TOUR in 2013.
September 17, 2013

1. TIGER WOODS
2. HENRIK STENSON
3. ADAM SCOTT
4. ZACH JOHNSON
5. MATT KUCHAR

The top five players in the FedExCup are in a unique position. A victory at East Lake Golf Club for any of those five players means they automatically clinch the Cup. The other 25 players at the TOUR Championship will need help from their competitors to win the season-long competition. PGATOUR.COM is taking an in-depth look at each of the FedExCup's top five players:

1. TIGER WOODS
For the third time in his career, Tiger Woods enters the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola ranked No. 1 in the FedExCup standings. In 2007 and 2009, he began the FedExCup Playoffs at the top of the standings and reclaimed that spot heading to the Playoff Finale thanks to wins at the BMW Championship. He then ended each season at No. 1 as well, making him the only multiple FedExCup champion in the series’ history.

Woods owns victories this season at the Farmers Insurance Open, World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, THE PLAYERS Championship and the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. With 79 career victories, he needs just three wins to tie Sam Snead(82) for most victories in PGA TOUR history. Woods is a two-time winner of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, with victories in 2007 and 1999. He has also finished second four times.

 

2013 FedExCup Playoffs
Event Finish Rounds FEC rank before FEC rank after Movement
The Barclays T-2 67-69-69-69 1 1 0
Deutsche Bank T-65 68-67-72-73 1 2 -1
BMW Championship T-11 66-72-66-71 2 1 1
FedExCup history
Year Final ranking Began Playoffs Barclays Deutsche BMW TOUR Champ.
2013 TBD 1 T-2 (1)
T-65 (2)
T-11 (1)  
2012 3 1 T-38 (3) 3 (3) T-4 (2) T-8 (3)
2010 42 112 T-12 (65) T-11 (51) T-15 (42)  
2009 1 1 T-2 (1) T-11 (2) 1 (1) 2 (1)
2007 1 1 DNP T-2 (3) 1 (1) 1 (1)
TOUR Championship history
Year Finish Scores Par Earnings
2012 T-8 66-73-67-72--278 -2 $248,000
2009 2nd 67-68-69-70--274 -6 $810,000
2007 Won 64-63-64-66--257 -23 $1,260,000
2005 2nd 66-67-67-69--269 -11 $715,000
2004 2nd 72-64-65-72--273 -7 $648,000
2003 26th 70-70-71-74--285 +1 $96,000
2002 T-7 71-68-67-70--276 -4 $165,000
2001 T-13 70-67-69-70--276 -8 $119,000
2000 2nd 68-66-66-69--269 -11 $540,000
1999 Won 67-66-67-69--269 -15 $900,000
1998 20th 75-76-69-69--289 +9 $76,800
1997 T-12 69-68-75-69--281 -3 $97,600
1996 T-21 70-78-72-68--288 +8 $55,800
2013 statistical rankings
Category Statistic Ranking
Driving distance 293.7 yards
42nd
Driving accuracy 63.78% 53rd
Greens in regulation 67.76% 22nd
Scrambling 59.69% 55th
Strokes gained-putting 0.505 14th
Scoring average 68.868 strokes
1st
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