He is tied for first in PGA Tour wins and ranks second in men's major championships and also holds numerous golf records. He will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in Following an outstanding junior, college, and amateur golf career, Woods turned professional in at the age of By the end of April , he had won three PGA Tour events in addition to his first major, the Masters , which he won by 12 strokes in a record-breaking performance. He reached number one in the world rankings for the first time in June , less than a year after turning pro.
How an amateur’s favour revealed the ‘cold-blooded’ winner in Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods' U.S. Amateur Championship Win | LINKS Magazine
Most golf nuts know that he won three consecutive U. Amateur's from but the success, as you can imagine with Tiger Woods, goes deeper than that. However, before we move onto those triumphs let's talk briefly about the U. In the title tilt, Woods once again showed his patented flair for the dramatics, coming back from 2 down with three holes to play. His win in capped his U. Amateur career with 18 straight match play victories.
Tiger Woods to host exclusive amateurs-only competition this fall
This summer will mark the 20th anniversary of one of the great matches in modern golf history. The final of the U. Tillinghast design.
It has been 23 years since he finished runner-up as Woods became the first player to win the US Amateur Championship three times, in his final event before turning professional. And yet, even Scott looked on with disbelief as Woods won his 15th major at Augusta National last month. But this was improbable; not just the physical issues with his back but the fact he had reached the depths of mental anguish. Woods subsequently overturned the match, finally lifting the trophy after two extra holes.