Webarchive template wayback links Use mdy dates from September All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April He was a media sensation. Open record for lowest score in relation to par, 12 under par Became the fifth player to lead U. Given that Tiger hasn't won a major tournament since , beating Nicklaus' record seems far off. Junior Amateur Championship, but also its youngest victor.
Sports Illustrated , September 5, , pp. The news release was more like an explosion, setting fire to any and all expectations we had for Woods entering next season. Woods announced he would play host to his own tournament that coming July. Women's Amateur Four-Ball U. When he was three, he shot a forty-eight over nine holes on one of the Navy Courses from the front tees, and then at five he appeared on national television again, on the show That's Incredible!
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Turns out that on that August afternoon 20 years ago, there were actually two winners. This guy's the best out there and the best of all time. Nicklaus won The Masters at age Tiger's shot was uphill, a situation that called for a pitching wedge or a 9-iron. Winning two Open Championships in five tries at golf's most historic treasure ranks among Woods' crowning achievements. Many golf observers consider the hole final, between Tiger Woods and Steve Scott, to be the greatest match-play confrontation in the last half of the 20th century.
When he was three, he shot a forty-eight over nine holes on one of the Navy Courses from the front tees, and then at five he appeared on national television again, on the show That's Incredible! By , Woods had won three U. Woody Austin Woods margin of victory: For his detailed tournament performances, see List of tournament performances by Tiger Woods. Woods is credited too with popularizing the sport of golf, not only among blacks and other minorities, but among children of all backgrounds.