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March 26 2012

2:06 AM

With this victory: Tiger Woods

With his win Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, Tiger Woods:

● Earns his 72nd career PGA TOUR victory at the age of 36 years, 2 months and 25 days in his 279th (265th professional) career start on TOUR. The 72 victories are third all-time on the PGA TOUR behind Sam Snead (82) and Jack Nicklaus (73).

● Wins for the first time on the PGA TOUR since the BMW Championship on Sept. 13, 2009.

● Earns 500 FedExCup points to move from No. 31 to No. 7 in the FedExCup standings with 846 points.

● First player to win seven Arnold Palmer Invitational titles. The only other players with multiple victories at the event are Tom Kite (1982, 1989), Loren Roberts (1994-95) and Ernie Els (1998, 2010).

● Wins for the seventh time in his 15th professional start at the tournament, with eight top-10 finishes.

● Tiger Woods’ tournaments with six or more victories (professional starts only)
Tournament Starts Cuts Top-10s Wins Years won
WGC-Bridgestone 12 12 10 7 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Arnold Palmer Invitational 15 15 8 7 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2012
WGC-Cadillac Champ. 12 12 11 6 1999, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
Farmers Insurance Open 12 12 11 6 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008


● Six of seven wins at the Arnold Palmer Invitational have come when he held the 54-hole lead/co-lead.

● Records four under-par rounds in a PGA TOUR event for the first time since the 2010 Masters.

13 Florida PGA TOUR wins -- (Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard—6-2000-03, 2008, 2009, 2012; FUNAI Children's Miracle Network Classic--2-1996, 1999, Ford Championship at Doral--2-2005-06, THE PLAYERS Championship--1-2001, WGC-CA Championship--1-2007).
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