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June 4 2012

3:00 AM

With this victory: Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods won for the 73rd time on the PGA TOUR and second time this season Sunday at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance. With this victory, Woods:

• Collects 500 FedExCup points and moves from No. 17 to No. 3 in the latest standings. He trails leader Jason Dufner by 331 points.

• Ties Jack Nicklaus for No. 2 on the TOUR's all-time wins list with 73 victories. Sam Snead leads with 82.

• Wins for the second time on the PGA TOUR in 2012 (Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard), marking the 13th season in which he had posted multiple victories.

• Wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational and the Memorial Tournament in the same season for the fourth time in his career (2000, 2001, 2009 and 2012).

• Becomes tie first player to win the Memorial Tournament five times (1999, 2000, 2001, 2009 and 2012).

• Earns 21st come-from-behind victory on the PGA TOUR and first since the 2009 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational.

This victory is Tiger's 73rd in 283 PGA TOUR starts. Here's a list of Woods' 73 victories:

 
1996 Las Vegas Invitational, Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic.
1997 Mercedes Championships, Masters Tournament, GTE Byron Nelson Classic, Motorola Western Open.
1998 BellSouth Classic.
1999 Buick Invitational, the Memorial Tournament, Motorola Western Open, 81st PGA Championship, World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational, National Car Rental Golf Classic at Walt Disney World Resort, THE TOUR Championship, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship.
2000 Mercedes Championships, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Bay Hill Invitational, the Memorial Tournament, 100th U.S. Open Championship, British Open Championship, 82nd PGA Championship, World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational, Bell Canadian Open.
2001 Bay Hill Invitational, THE PLAYERS Championship, Masters Tournament, the Memorial Tournament, World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational.
2002 Bay Hill Invitational, Masters, U.S. Open, Buick Open, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship.
2003 Buick Invitational, World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship, Bay Hill Invitational, 100th Western Open, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship.
2004 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship.
2005 Buick Invitational, Ford Championship at Doral, Masters Tournament, British Open Championship, World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship.
2006 Buick Invitational, Ford Championship at Doral, British Open Championship, Buick Open, 88th PGA Championship, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, Deutsche Bank Championship, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship.
2007 Buick Invitational, World Golf Championships-CA Championship, Wachovia Championship, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, PGA Championship, BMW Championship, THE TOUR Championship
2008 Buick Invitational, World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational, U.S. Open
2009 Arnold Palmer Invitational, the Memorial Tournament, AT&T National, Buick Open, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, BMW Championship
2012 Arnold Palmer Invitational, the Memorial Tournament
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