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June 4 2012

12:25 AM

Woods: Inside the numbers on No. 73

With Sunday’s victory at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance, Tiger Woods tied Jack Nicklaus with 73 career wins for second all-time on the PGA TOUR. Woods trails only Sam Snead, who has 82.

This was also the second win of the season for Woods, who moved to third in the FedExCup standings.

Woods reached 73 career wins at 36 years, 2 months and 25 days old. Nicklaus reached that number at 46 years, 2 months, 23 days, while Snead got his 73rd win at 43 years, 9 days.

Woods also became the first player to win the Memorial Tournament five times. Twelve of Woods’ 73 TOUR victories have come in the state of Ohio.

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, 202
WGC-Cadillac Championship 12 12 11 6 1999, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
Farmers Insurance Open 12 12 11 6 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Memorial Tournament 13 13 7 5 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2012
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