Quick look back at Tiger's victories

DARREN FRIESEN -- Calgary Sun

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1996

10/6 -- Las Vegas Invitational: Woods won his first career PGA title in an 18-hole playoff, beating Davis Love III.

10/20 -- Walt Disney Classic: Woods was a stroke better than the late Payne Stewart.

1997

1/12 -- Mercedes Championship: His first of two victories at this event, Woods beat this year's Ryder Cup captain Tom Lehman in a playoff.

4/13 -- Masters: Not only did Woods win his first Green Jacket but he also set the tournament record with 18-under (270).

5/18 -- GTE Byron Nelson: Shot 64 in his first two rounds en route to beating Lee Rinker by two strokes.

7/6 -- Western Open: Wins his first three Western Opens. Fires last two rounds in 8-under and wins with 13-under.

1998

5/10 -- Bell South Classic: Narrowly beats Jay Don Blake despite a course record 63 at the Tournament Players Club.

1999

2/14 -- Buick Invitational: It's not that funny but Woods tied George Burns' 1987 tournament record of 266.

6/6 -- The Memorial: This victory is the first of three straight at the tournament created by the legendary Jack Nicklaus.

7/4 -- Western Open: Fires a total of 15-under and beats Canadian Mike Weir by three shots.

8/15 -- PGA Championship: Wins his second major and his first at Medinah, beating a 19-year-old Sergio Garcia in a thriller.

8/29 -- WGC-NEC Invitational: Captures his first of many WGC events. Plus it's also the first time Woods wins a $1,000,000 purse.

10/24 -- Walt Disney Classic: It wasn't easy but Woods defeats The Big Easy, Ernie Els, by a single shot.

10/31 -- THETOUR Championship: For the second time in Woods career, Davis Love III finishes as the runner-up.

11/7 -- WGC-American Express Championship: Needs a playoff to bear Miguel A. Jimenez at Valderrama Golf Course in Andalucia, Spain.

2000

1/9 -- Mercedes Championship: Forced into a playoff with Ernie Els but eventually emerges as the winner.

2/6 -- AT&T Pebble Pro-Am: Edges Vijay Singh and Matt Gogel by two shots at Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill.

3/19 -- Bay Hill Invitational: The first of four straight victories at Bay Hill and again Davis Love III falls victim.

5/28 -- The Memorial: Again, the big South African, Ernie Els, loses to Woods' 19-under (269) but Justin Leonard aslo shares the runner-up defeat.

6/18 -- U.S. Open: Absolutely destroys the field with a 12-under and is the only player under par. FYI, Ernie Els finished second.

7/23 -- British Open: Woods wins his first British Open at the home of golf in St. Andrews, Scotland. Again, wins by big margin - eight strokes.

8/20 -- PGA Championship: Needs a playoff to defeat a cagey Bob May at the Jack Nicklaus designed Valhalla in Louisville, Ky.

8/27 -- WEG-NEC Invitational: Follows up the major win with the tournament record (259) and the course record (61).

9/10 -- Bell Canadian Open: Brings his eh game. hits a 200-yard bunker shot on the last hole at Glen Abbey and beats Grant Waite by a single stroke.

2001

3/18 -- Bay Hill Invitational: Phil (Lefty) Mickelson gives Woods a good run but in the end, Tiger was a stroke better.

3/25 -- The Players Championship: Beats rival Vijay Singh by a shot to win his only TPC to date.

4/8 -- Masters: Earns his second Green Jacket, beating David Duval by two shots.

6/3 -- The Memorial: Sergio Garcia and Paul Azinger could only get as close as seven strokes.

8/26 -- WGC-NEC Invitational: Still very much one of Woods' best opponents, Jim Furyk takes Tiger to a playoff but can't beat him.

2002

3/17 -- Bay Hill Invitational: Closest competitor Michael Campbell can't mount charge but gets his redemption at the '05 U.S. Open.

4/14 -- Masters: At 12-under, Woods is three better than South African Retief Goosen.

6/16 -- U.S. Open: Woods puts chants of 'Phil, Phil' by the raucous New Yorkers behind him and beats the fan favourite by three shots.

8/11 -- Buick Open: Woods has never shot over par in the 24 rounds he's teed it up at Warwick Hills.

9/22 -- WGC American Express Championship: It may have been a lil' luck of the Irish, but 25-under was no fluke in Kilkenny, Ireland.

2/16 -- Buick Invitational: Sweden's Carl Pettersson, a first time winner this year on the PGA, falls victim to Woods and his 272.

2003

3/2 -- WGC-Accenture Match Play: Beats David Toms in the final 2 and 1 for his first Walter Hagen Cup.

3/23 -- Bay Hill Invitational: Just another routine thrashing.

7/6 -- Western Open: In the 100th anniversary of this event, Woods beats PGA Champion Rich Beem by five strokes.

10/5 -- WGC-American Express Championship: Wins his second consecutive but this time on home turf instead of abroad.

2004

2/29 -- WGC Accenture Match Play: "No Love, no Love, yelled a fan in the gallery as Woods beats Davis Love III 3 and 2.

2005

1/23 -- Buick Invitational: Rallies from a two shot deficit to win his first tournament in 11 months.

3/6 -- Ford Championship at Doral: Woods regains his World's No. 1 title with a clutch 30-ft. putt to beat Phil Mickelson.

4/10 -- Masters: A nike ball barely dropping into the cup is the only image you need to remember from this victory.

7/17 -- British Open: Fittingly, the golf world bids adieu to Jack Nicklaus, while Woods wins his 10 major and second at St. Andrews.

8/21 -- WGC NEC Invitational: Beats rival Chris DiMarco by one shot after escaping with par from the trees on 18.

10/09 -- WGC American Express: John Daly misses a routine three-footer, handing Woods the win on the second playoff hole.

2006

1/29 -- Buick Invitational: An eight footer for birdie sent Woods into a playoff where he beat Jose Maria Olazabal and Nathan Green.

3/5 -- Ford Championship at Doral: Despite a bogey-bogey finish, Woods still beat David Toms and Camilo Villegas by a shot.

7/23 -- British Open: Wins emotional second straight British Open at brown Hoylake.

8/6 -- Buick Open: 50

8/20 -- PGA Championship: Holds off all aggressors with one of the most complete final rounds of his career.


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