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Tiger Woods' Major Championship Victories by Winning Margin Tour Talk - Golf Podcast

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Tiger Woods is the greatest ever to play golf.

Top 5 Tiger Woods Major Championships
Major champions 15, Jack has 18
108 pro wins, 81 on the PGA tour, one behind Sam Snead?
All time greatest? An Emphatic Yes

2005 Open Championship (5)
Wire to Wire over Colin Montgomery, who never won a major on the PGA tour, but did win 3 on the senior tour
2nd career grand slam at the Old Course at St Andrews at 29

2006 PGA Championship (5)
Medinah in Illinois
Longest in Major Championship history as people tried to “Tiger Proof courses”
12-0 when leading or tied for lead after 54 holes
Tied his own record of -18 at the PGA Championship in 2000

2000 Open Championship (8)
Youngest to hit Grand Slam by 2 years younger than Jack Nicklaus
-19 major championship score stood as the lowest for 15 years
First to be broadcast in High Definition

1997 Masters (12)
+4 in the first 9 holes
$40 million Nike contract
Notable for Fuzzy Zeller and getting cold reception from many past winners
44 million viewers, an explosive golf number

2000 US Open (15)
Tiger himself said this is the best 4 rounds he has ever put together
Rough was so thick that he would take swings into it not even seeing the ball, as was the case in the 3rd round on the 3rd hole
Muscled irons to par fives from the rough, commentators marveled that he was one of the few, if not only, players that could accomplish that feat.

Tiger Woods is the greatest ever to play golf.

Top 5 Tiger Woods Major Championships
Major champions 15, Jack has 18
108 pro wins, 81 on the PGA tour, one behind Sam Snead?
All time greatest? An Emphatic Yes

2005 Open Championship (5)
Wire to Wire over Colin Montgomery, who never won a major on the PGA tour, but did win 3 on the senior tour
2nd career grand slam at the Old Course at St Andrews at 29

2006 PGA Championship (5)
Medinah in Illinois
Longest in Major Championship history as people tried to “Tiger Proof courses”
12-0 when leading or tied for lead after 54 holes
Tied his own record of -18 at the PGA Championship in 2000

2000 Open Championship (8)
Youngest to hit Grand Slam by 2 years younger than Jack Nicklaus
-19 major championship score stood as the lowest for 15 years
First to be broadcast in High Definition

1997 Masters (12)
+4 in the first 9 holes
$40 million Nike contract
Notable for Fuzzy Zeller and getting cold reception from many past winners
44 million viewers, an explosive golf number

2000 US Open (15)
Tiger himself said this is the best 4 rounds he has ever put together
Rough was so thick that he would take swings into it not even seeing the ball, as was the case in the 3rd round on the 3rd hole
Muscled irons to par fives from the rough, commentators marveled that he was one of the few, if not only, players that could accomplish that feat.

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