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PGA TOUR Victories (21)
International Victories (2)
Additional Victories (11)
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CURRENT YEAR HIGHLIGHTS
In an injury-plagued season, made 11 cuts in 15 starts, but failed to record a top-10 or top-25 finish for just the second time in his PGA TOUR career. Ended the season No. 188 in the FedExCup, marking the fourth time in 10 years he failed to advance to the FedExCup Playoffs. Made just two starts on PGA TOUR Champions, finishing third at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai after three rounds in the 60s and T28 with teammate Scott Verplank at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf.
Claimed his 21st career PGA TOUR victory at the Wyndham Championship, moving him through the Deutsche Bank Championship in the FedExCup Playoffs. A missed cut at The Barclays was followed by a T44 finish at the Deutsche Bank Championship, eliminating him from the Playoffs at No. 86 in the FedExCup standings.
Missed seven cuts in 22 PGA TOUR starts but wasn't able to manage at least one top-25 finish for the first time in his career. Best showing was a T26 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Season ended before the FedExCup Playoffs, following a 163rd-place finish in the FedExCup standings, one position lower than in 2013.
Finished No. 162 in the FedExCup standings to miss the Playoffs for the first time since 2008. Ended a streak of 27 consecutive years inside the top 100 on the TOUR money list. However, he tied Jay Haas for most consecutive seasons winning $100,000 or more with 28. Also increased his record of most consecutive seasons winning $200,000 or more to 25 years. Withdrew from the Waste Management Phoenix Open and AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am due to a neck injury. Had surgery on February 8 to help relieve numbness and weakness caused by spinal stenosis and joint bone spurs in the neck. Returned to action at THE PLAYERS Championship in May. Finished T48.
Following a tough one-point loss to the European Team, the U.S. Ryder Cup captain played in each of the four fall events, finishing T66 at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, T35 at the Frys.com Open, T4 as the tournament host at The McGladrey Classic and T40 at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic. Shared the 54-hole lead with Jim Furyk at Sea Island after rounds of 65-66-66. Was unable to mount a Sunday charge, with a final-round 71 leaving him four strokes behind champion Tommy Gainey. At No. 100, finished inside the top 100 on the money list for the 27th consecutive season.
Made 13 of 22 cuts to go with a pair of top-10 finishes. Missed the cut at the Masters but finished strong by making the cut in the final three majors, including a T11 at the U.S. Open and a T9 at The Open Championship. Struggled in his next seven starts before a solid stretch which included a T16 at the Wells Fargo Championship, T12 at THE PLAYERS, T11 at the John Deere Classic and T9 in his 25th career appearance at The Open Championship. His start at Royal St. George's—the 90th major championship appearance of his career—came at the same course as his best Open finish (T4 in 2003). Appointed by the PGA of America to serve as the U.S. Ryder Cup captain in 2012.
Season highlights included hosting the inaugural McGladrey Classic at Sea Island GC in his hometown of St. Simons, Ga. Tournament was announced in January and was operated by the Davis Love Foundation, with primary charities being Special Olympics and Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Georgia.
Finished second and had a career-best No. 51 finish in the FedExCup standings. Surpassed $1 million in earnings for the 15th consecutive season and for the 16th time in his career.
Picked up 20th win of PGA TOUR career to earn a Lifetime Exemption to go with seven top-25 finishes and a 48th-place finish on the money list. Has been in the top 100 on the money list every season he has played on TOUR (since 1986). Came on strong at the end of the season following ankle surgery at the end of 2007. Finished T6 at Turning Stone and T3 at the Justin Timberlake before picking up his first TOUR win since 2006 at the Children's Miracle Network Classic.
Difficult season ended prematurely as he suffered torn tendons in his left ankle after stepping in a hole while playing golf at home in Sea Island, Ga., in late September. Injury required surgery and sidelined him for the rest of 2007. Prior to the injury he made 14 of 21 cuts with three top-10 finishes. Best finishes were T4s at the Mercedes-Benz Championship and AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Stepped back into the winner's circle for the first time since 2003 with a win in his home state of North Carolina. The win moved him from 39th on the money list to 15th, qualifying him for his 16th TOUR Championship (27th). Ended season 16th on the money list, the 15th time in 21-year career he has finished in the top 20.
Became the third player in TOUR history to exceed $3 million in earnings in a season without a victory.
Won a career-high four times and surpassed the $6-million mark in single-season earnings for first time in career. Led TOUR money list for 14 weeks and finished third overall.
Six top-10 finishes included posting runner-up finishes in back-to-back starts for the third time in his career with his T2 at the Canon Greater Hartford Open and second at the Advil Western Open. Final-round 66 in Chicago pulled him within two of winner Jerry Kelly. Second consecutive year he shot final-round 66 and placed second.
Captured West Coast Swing title.
His was a season of second- and third-place finishes. Was T18 at Phoenix Open, worth $41,728, moving him past Greg Norman and into first place on PGA TOUR career money list.
Though he went without a victory for the first time in four years, the season was still a success. Finished third on money list with career-high $2,475,328 13 top-10s included four runner-up finishes.
A week after his match-play win in Georgia, he was solo sixth at the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic. Also had top-10s at the Bell Canadian Open (T6), the Motorola Western Open (T7), the NEC World Series of Golf (T9) and The Open Championship and Memorial Tournament (both T10s).
Three-time runner-up that year, finishing one behind Steve Jones at U.S. Open and losing playoffs to Michael Bradley at Buick Challenge and Tiger Woods at Las Vegas Invitational.
Saw his streak of winning at least one PGA TOUR event end at four years when he went winless. Came close to victory at the United Airlines Hawaiian Open. Held a two-shot lead through three rounds but watched as Brett Ogle came from behind to win by a shot. Two months later, was T6 at THE PLAYERS Championship. Won the World Cup for a third consecutive time, with him and Fred Couples again defeating Zimbabwe (Mark McNulty-Tony Johnstone), this time overwhelming the field with a 14-shot victory. In the International Trophy, was solo third, six shots behind winner Couples.
Won twice, at the season-opening Infiniti Tournament of Champions and at year's final full-field event, the Las Vegas Invitational. At the Tournament of Champions at La Costa CC, he parlayed four sub-70 rounds into a one-shot victory over Tom Kite. Successfully defended the World Cup title, again with Fred Couples as his partner. The duo rolled to a five-shot win over Zimbabwe (Nick Price-Mark McNulty) at Lake Nona GC in Orlando, Fla. Was T7 in the International Trophy.
Enjoyed his first $1-million season, when he won three times in a five-week stretch and was second on the money list. Victories came at THE PLAYERS Championship, where he came from three strokes off the pace with closing 67 for four-stroke victory.
Broke into the top 10 on the money list for the first time in his career. Won for a second consecutive year and recorded eight top-10s. At the MCI Heritaage Golf Classic, he opened with a 65 and hung on to edge Ian Baker-Finch by two strokes in South Carolina, his second win at Harbour Town GL to go with his 1987 title. In three Challenge Season starts, he lost in a playoff at the Isuzu Kapalua International (to Mike Hulbert), was solo third at the Shark Shootout (teaming with Tom Kite) and was T3 in defense of the JC Penney Classic title, again with Beth Daniel as his partner.
Had his best money-list finish in his first four years on the TOUR (44th). Although he didn't win, he had a runner-up finish as well as a third-place showing. Lost in heartbreaking fashion at the Nestle Invitational. Held a two-shot lead through 54 holes, but Tom Kite chased him down at the end, forcing a playoff that Kite won with a par on the second extra hole at Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Fla