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PGA TOUR Champions Victories (6)
International Victories (41)
Additional Victories (44)
Enjoyed another stellar year despite being sidelined for more than two months in the spring with an ankle injury. Missed several weeks early in the year with torn ligaments in his left ankle. Did not compete after the Chubb Classic in February until the Insperity Invitational the first week of May. Was eighth on the final money list, added two more victories to his resume during a five-week span in the fall and advanced to the Charles Schwab Cup Championship for the fourth year in succession.
Enjoyed another highly-successful year on PGA TOUR Champions with a win, 10 top-10 finishes and second-place finishes on both the Charles Schwab Cup race and the 2016 money list. Finished the year with 22 consecutive sub-par rounds, including 16 in the 60s.
Led the Charles Schwab Cup race by 39 points going into the season-ending Schwab Cup Championship but ended up a runner-up to Bernhard Langer in the final Schwab Cup standings when Langer finished second in the tournament, and he finished T14 at Desert Mountain. Won his second consecutive European Senior Tour Order of Merit and John Jacobs Trophy at the conclusion of the season.
Had a banner first full season on the PGA TOUR Champions, fulfilling expectations placed on him in America when he played the PGA TOUR. Was second only to Bernhard Langer in both Charles Schwab Cup points (3,307) and single-season earnings ($2,064,381). Notched 11 top-10s in his 18 starts, claiming perhaps the two biggest events in senior golf. At one point in the year had a streak of 308 consecutive holes without a three-putt, the best by any player on Tour during the season. Also enjoyed success on the European Senior Tour. Won that circuit's John Jacobs Trophy as leading player on the Senior Tour Order of Merit. Competed in a trio of European Tour events in January and early February before kicking off his PGA TOUR Champions season. Finished T24 at the Volvo Golf Champions in South Africa and later added a T45 showing at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates.
Also made seven starts on the European Tour during the year and made three cuts, with a T29 at the Volvo Golf Championships his best showing of those three. Went on to compete in 10 events and was 47th on the final money list. Received the highlight of his career when he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame at a ceremony in May in St. Augustine, Fla.
Played in four European Tour events, with his best finish a T29 at the Volvo Golf Champions in China.
Put together one European Tour top-10 during the year.
In late January, was picked to captain the 2010 European Ryder Cup team for the matches at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales. Missed the cut in his only two PGA TOUR starts, at The Open Championship and the PGA Championship. Failed to record a top-10 on the European Tour for the first time in his career.
Finished atop the European Tour Order of Merit standings for the eighth and final time of his career. Had three runner-up showings on the season.
Accorded Honorary Lifetime Membership to European Tour in recognition of unprecedented five successive Harry Vardon Trophies for Order of Merit titles.
Won twice on the European Tour, opened the season with a top-five and finished with three consecutive top-10s. Capped his season with back-to-back-to-back top-10s at the Cisco World Match Play Championship and Dunhill Links Championship (both T5s) and the Volvo Masters Andalucia (T7).
Earned two official European Tour titles and had his first victory in America.
Won the European Tour Order of Merit for a seventh consecutive year and his fourth Player of the Year award in five years. Won six tournaments and was runner-up in one other.
For the sixth consecutive year, finished atop the European Tour's Order of Merit. Won three European Tour titles, with three of the victories coming after September.
Earned his fifth straight European Tour Order of Merit crown, taking two titles, adding two additional runner-up showings and compiling 10 top-10s. Also won his third consecutive Player of the Year award.
Earned a fourth consecutive European Tour Order of Merit on the strength of three titles and three runner-up finishes. Won Player of the Year honors for a second consecutive season.
Was the European Tour's Order of Merit winner for a third straight season and earned his first Player of the Year award. Counted two victories during the year, as well as four second-place showings. Wins were at the Volvo German Open and the Trophy Lancome. In Germany, at Nippenburg GC in Stuttgart, four sub-70 rounds, including a second-round 64, gave him a one-shot triumph over Niclas Fasth and Sam Torrance. Was second at the Dubai Desert Classic, the Volvo Scandinavian Masters and the Volvo Masters.
Three European Tour titles led to a second consecutive Order of Merit title on the European Tour.
The European Tour named him the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year.