* 8 PGA Champions Tour competitors: Fred Couples, Vijay Singh, Mark O'Meara, Bernhard Langer, Jose Maria Olazabal, Ian Woosnam, Sandy Lyle and Larry Mize. Field nuggets * 49 of Top 50 in Official World Golf Ranking (No. * 17 of 19 different winners on PGA Tour in 2017-18 season (excludes Ryan Armour/Sanderson Farms Championship and Brice Garnett/Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship). * 20 Masters champions: Sergio Garcia (2017); Danny Willett (2016); Jordan Spieth (2015); Bubba Watson (2012, 2014); Adam Scott (2013); Charl Schwartzel (2011); Phil Mickelson (2004, 2006, 2010); Angel Cabrera (2009); Trevor Immelman (2008); Zach Johnson (2007); Tiger Woods (1997, 2001, 2002, 2005); Mike Weir (2003); Vijay Singh (2000); Mark O'Meara (1998); Jose Maria Olazabal (1994); Bernhard Langer (1993); Fred Couples (1992); Ian Woosnam (1991); Sandy Lyle (1988); and Larry Mize (1987). Eldrick Tont Woods, better known as Tiger Woods, was born on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California, the only child of an African-American Army officer father and a Thai mother. Woods was the youngest person to earn the title, and the first African-American to accomplish this feat. Open wins, three Open Championship wins, and three U. The next year, Woods won only one official PGA Tour championship. Masters at Augusta in 1997 — with a record score of 270 — at the age of 21. In 2003 among Woods's five wins were the Buick Invitational and the Western Open.
The next month, Woods' winning ways continued, as he garnered the top spot at the BMW Championship and the Tour Championship. Open on June 16, 2008, in a 19-hole playoff, overcoming sporadic pain in his left knee from arthroscopic surgery performed on April 15.Reports in America have linked the dad-of-two to singer, model, actress and personal trainer Laci Kay Somers.Somers - who just so happens to love golf - is a hit on social media, with more than 7million Instagram followers.He was named Player of the Year by the other participants in the PGA Tour and won his eighth Arnold Palmer Award for being the lead money earner. Woods shot a par 4 on the first and only hole of sudden death while American Rocco Mediate, 45, settled for a bogey.The sudden death duel at Torrey Pines in San Diego followed an 18-hole playoff, which saw the two finish at par.