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SportMasters 2019: 17 facts and figures from Tiger Woods' win at Augusta National

07:25  15 april  2019
07:25  15 april  2019 Source:   golfdigest.com

Masters 2019: Tiger Woods makes Sunday visit to Augusta National

Masters 2019: Tiger Woods makes Sunday visit to Augusta National The four-time Masters champions was spotted walking the golf course, wedge in hand, on Sunday after making a early visit to the club last week

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The 2019 Masters Tournament was the 83rd edition of the Masters Tournament and the first of golf's four major championships in 2019 , held April 11–14 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta

Masters 2019: 17 facts and figures from Tiger Woods' win at Augusta National© David Cannon (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

AUGUSTA, Ga.— The final round of any golf tournament brings a number of facts and figures to ponder, but the Masters normally proves to be a treasure trove of such items. Here are the key statistics from the final round of the 83rd Masters:

0: Number of times before Sunday that Tiger Woods had rallied from a deficit after three rounds to win a major professional championship. Woods started the day two strokes off the lead before shooting a 70 and winning by one over Dustin Johnson (68), Xander Schauffele (68) and Brooks Koepka (70) and by two over Jason Day (67), Webb Simpson (70), Tony Finau (72) and third-round leader Francesco Molinari (74).

Masters 2019: Brooks Koepka says everyone would love to stop Tiger Woods from winning another major

Masters 2019: Brooks Koepka says everyone would love to stop Tiger Woods from winning another major Tiger Woods sits second all time in major championship wins with 14, but he hasn't won one since the 2008 U.S. Open. In that time, a new generation of golfers has come into the game and relishes beating Woods. There is not nearly the intimidation factor in Woods' game as there once was, and now players are actively trying to keep him from winning rather than standing in awe of him. "I think everybody in the field would love to stop him. I mean, I enjoyed stopping history," Koepka said at his press conference Tuesday at the Masters. "I had a great time.

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There are a million ways to look at the Masters and Augusta National . From Curt Sampson's book The Masters to the historical archives at Augusta National , I've compiled a list of 27 facts that will The runners up in those categories in order are Palmer and Woods ( wins ), Mickelson and Woods

1: First career hole-in-one for Bryson DeChambeau (not only in competition, the first ace he’s had anywhere), finally breaking through at the 16th hole. The ace was the 21st in Masters history at 16, and Justin Thomas later followed with No. 22. There has been only one Masters hole-in-one at the fourth hole (by Jeff Sluman in 1992), five aces at the sixth, and three at the 12th. The hole-in-one was the culmination of a wild start to DeChambeau's round. Starting at No. 10 on Sunday, DeChambeau played his first seven holes in even par: double bogey, double bogey, birdie, par, par, birdie, eagle.

2: Remaining major-championship venues this year where Tiger Woods has won a major. Bethpage Black, site of the PGA next month after that championship’s move in the schedule, was where Tiger won his second U.S. Open trophy, in 2002, and Pebble Beach is where he won his first U.S. Open, a 15-stroke victory in 2000. That was the start of the Tiger Slam from 2000-2001: victories in the U.S. Open, the Open Championship at St. Andrews and the PGA Championship at Valhalla in 2000, followed by a second green jacket to complete the Slam at the 2001 Masters.

The Latest: Woods birdies No. 13, moves up leaderboard

The Latest: Woods birdies No. 13, moves up leaderboard Tiger Woods is close to the top of the leaderboard at 2-under after making a short birdie putt on No. 13. He reached the green in two shots on the 510-yard, par-5 and needed just a 2-foot putt for the birdie. Justin Harding is the leader in the clubhouse after shooting a 3-under 69. Jon Rahm, who is in Woods' group, is also at 3-under through 13 holes.

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Tiger Woods arrived at the 2019 Masters as the highest ranked green jacket winner in the field. We’re now 16 months into this comeback, what we In recent, snakebitten years, that would have been a broken ankle. Or maybe an achilles injury, like he suffered at Augusta National when attempting a

4: Bogeys for the week at the 495-yard fifth hole by Tiger Woods. The fifth was the most difficult hole for the field over 72 holes, playing to a stroke average of 4.336.

5: Until Sunday, there had never been a Masters with five players that finished at 12 under par or better. That looked certain until Francesco's Molinari's troubles, but Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson and Xander Schauffele did, matching the mark from 2015.

6: Most Masters victories, by Jack Nicklaus, followed by Tiger Woods with five, Arnold Palmer with four, and three each for Jimmy Demaret, Sam Snead, Gary Player, Nick Faldo and Phil Mickelson.

15: Professional major championships won by Tiger Woods, placing him three behind Jack Nicklaus’ record total. Walter Hagen won 11, Ben Hogan and Gary Player each won nine, and Tom Watson won eight.

18: Number of Masters champions who won another major championship in the same year: Jordan Spieth, 2015 (U.S. Open); Tiger Woods, 2005 (Open Championship); Tiger Woods, 2002 (U.S. Open); Mark O’Meara, 1998 (Open Championship); Nick Faldo, 1990 (Open Championship); Tom Watson, 1977 (Open Championship); Jack Nicklaus, 1975 (PGA); Gary Player, 1974 (Open Championship); Jack Nicklaus, 1972 (U.S. Open); Jack Nicklaus, 1966 (Open Championship); Jack Nicklaus, 1963 (PGA); Arnold Palmer, 1962 (Open Championship); Arnold Palmer, 1960 (U.S. Open); Jackie Burke, 1956 (PGA); Ben Hogan, 1953 (U.S. Open, Open Championship); Ben Hogan, 1951 (U.S. Open); Sam Snead, 1949 (PGA); Craig Wood, 1941 (U.S. Open).

Molinari two shots up on Tiger, Finau going into final round of Masters

Molinari two shots up on Tiger, Finau going into final round of Masters Molinari two shots up on Tiger, Finau going into final round of Masters

When Woods won the 2001 Masters , he became the only player to win four consecutive major professional golf titles, although not in the Many courses in the PGA Tour rotation (including major championship sites like Augusta National ) have added yardage to their tees in an effort to reduce the

Few things are certain at the Masters , but through one round there's this: Tiger Woods will be in it Two of the best things you can do if you want to win a Masters is to not three-putt and keep your ball Tiger Woods hits a bunker shot on the par-5 15th hole at Augusta National . USA Today Sports.

22: Birdies for the week by Tiger Woods, versus nine bogeys. He had no eagles and no double bogeys, finishing at 13 under par. He played the par 5s in eight under par for the week: 4-5-5-5 at No. 2, 5-6-4-4 at No. 8, 4-5-4-4 at No. 13 and 5-4-4-4 at No. 15.

26: New York Giants jersey with running back Saquon Barkley's number, worn during the final round by Joe LaCava, Tiger Woods’ caddie.

Masters 2019: 17 facts and figures from Tiger Woods' win at Augusta National© Andrew Redington AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 14: Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates with the Masters Trophy during the Green Jacket Ceremony after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

28: Major championships Tiger Woods played without winning between his victory in the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines and Sunday’s win at Augusta National. During that streak, there were 14 other majors he missed because of injuries.

T-36: Finish by low amateur Viktor Hovland, the 2018 U.S. Amateur champion who finished at three under par (72-71-71-71—285) to win by a stroke over 2019 Latin America Amateur champion Alvaro Ortiz (73-71-73-69—286). Hovland was the first amateur since Charles Coe in 1961 to shoot all four rounds at par or better. Coe finished in a tie for second that year, one stroke behind Gary Player.

Tiger turns back clock to win Masters for first major since 2008

Tiger turns back clock to win Masters for first major since 2008 Tiger turns back clock to win Masters for first major since 2008

Tiger Woods has the crowd and the game again at Augusta . Tiger Woods has a fifth green jacket At the 16th, there was even some light booing from the adjacent 17 th tee as Ian Poulter arrived at his Minnesota Duluth wins 2nd straight NCAA men’s hockey championship Minnesota-Duluth plays Tiger Woods survives security guard slide tackle at the Masters Tiger is charging up the leaderboard

Masters Tournament • April 11—14, 2019 • Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta , GA, USA. Tiger Woods has finished in the Top 10 of the Masters 13 times in the 20 years that he has played, but Heading into the 2019 tournament, Tiger is a combined + 17 on the par-3 fourth hole and the opening

43: Age of Tiger Woods in winning his fifth Masters, adding him to the list of oldest major golf champions. Julius Boros (1968 PGA) leads the way at 48, followed by two winners at 46: Old Tom Morris (1867 Open Championship) and Jack Nicklaus (1986 Masters). Winners at 45: Jerry Barber (1961 PGA), Hale Irwin (1990 U.S. Open). Winners at 44: Lee Trevino (1984 PGA), Roberto De Vicenzo (1967 Open) and Harry Vardon (1914 Open). Winners at 43: Raymond Floyd (1986 U.S. Open), Ted Ray (1920 U.S. Open), Old Tom Morris (1864 Open), Boros (1963 U.S. Open), Ben Crenshaw (1995 Masters, Phil Mickelson (2013 Open) and Tiger Woods (2019 Masters).

58: Greens in regulation hit by Tiger Woods to lead that category among those making the cut. Justin Thomas and Ian Poulter were next at 55, followed by Adam Scott and Viktor Hovland (54) and Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar (53).

70.71: Tiger Woods’ scoring average in 21 final rounds at the Masters. The Sunday scores in his five wins: 69 (1997), 68 (2001), 71 (2002), 71 (2005) and 70 (2019) for an average of 69.8.

81: Tiger Woods’ PGA Tour wins, putting him one behind Sam Snead atop the all-time list. The rest of the top 10: Nicklaus, 73; Hogan, 64; Palmer, 62; Nelson, 52; Casper, 51; Hagen, 45; Mickelson, 45; Middlecoff, 44.

85,000: Dollars that a gambler in Las Vegas placed on Tiger Woods to win at 14-to-1 odds, with a payoff of more than $1 million.

Michael Phelps cheered on Tiger Woods at the Masters as Woods came inches away from a hole-in-one

Michael Phelps cheered on Tiger Woods at the Masters as Woods came inches away from a hole-in-one Michael Phelps had a front-row seat for Tiger Woods' brilliant shot on No. 16 at the Masters.

After 36 holes at Augusta National , Tiger Woods is eyeing up his fifth Masters victory. Woods lit up the back nine during Friday’s second round to shoot a four-under 68, leaving him one shot off the Masters lead. Woods began the day slow and steady, opening his round with three straight pars.

2019 Masters odds to win : Tiger Woods back among favorites for Augusta National . The Masters is bearing down, so let’s start seriously looking at the As for the favorites, despite lacking a win , there’s been no one better to start 2019 than McIlroy. He’s consistently been in contention — with five top-six

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Empire State Building lit up green to honor Tiger's Masters win.
Monday night in New York City, the Empire State Building was lit up Masters green with a giant red No. 5 to commemorate Tiger Woods’ fifth win at Augusta National. Green, with a dash of red. Can you dig it? pic.twitter.com/gg6Apjz5OV— Tiger Tracker (@GCTigerTracker) April 16, 2019 Woods is skipping the late night talk show media tour that has become tradition for most Masters champs in recent years, but even though he won't physically be in the Big Apple, it appears his presence will be felt far and wide across the city anyway.

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