June 26, 2017
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Tiger wins the Cadillac Championship

Doral, FL – Tiger wins Cadillac! a familiar phrase to all South Floridians.  The world’s #2 Tiger Woods has cruised to a two shot win in the WGC-Cadillac Championship here in Doral. Tiger carded a one under par 71 to finish on 19 under at the famed Blue Monster course, two shots clear of fellow American Steve Stricker, for his 17th WGC title and 7th win at Doral. Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, Phil Mickelson and Graeme McDowell have finished tied for third on 14 under par.Tiger wins Cadillac

HIGHLIGHTS

Earns his 76th career PGA TOUR victory at the age of 37 years, 2 months and 10 days in his 297th (283rd professional) career start on TOUR.

ALL-TIME PGA TOUR VICTORIES:

1) Sam Snead – 82; won 76th (1957 Palm Beach Round Robin) at the age of 45 years and 6 days
2) Tiger Woods – 76; won 76th (2013 World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship) at age of 37 years, 2 months and 10 days

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

Earns 550 FedExCup points to move to No. 2 the FedExCup standings, 177 points behind Brandt Snedeker. Becomes the TOUR’s first multiple winner of the season.
2013 PGA TOUR tournament summary: Starts: 4; in money: 4; victories: 2; top-10 finishes: 2 Tiger wins Cadillac

CADILLAC CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES

Woods has seven victories (1999, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2013) in 13 career starts at the Cadillac Championship. Finished with 27 birdies, one shy of his career-best 28 at the 2007 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola and 2006 Buick Open. 2.143 – Average winning margin of victory in his seven wins at the Cadillac Championship.
2013 Cadillac Championship statistics:

Driving Distance Driving Accuracy Greens in Regulation Putts Per Round Strokes Gained-Putting

296.4 yards 21st 30 of 56 (53.6 percent) T30 50 of 72 (69.4 percent) T7 25.00 2nd 1.969 2nd

WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS NOTES

Wins his 17th World Golf Championships event and first since the 2009 Bridgestone Invitational. From 1999-2009, Woods did not go an entire season without winning at least one World Golf Championships title.

Victories in the World Golf Championships:
Cadillac Championship (7): 1999, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2013 Bridgestone Invitational (7): 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 Accenture Match Play Championship (3): 2003, 2004, 2008

CAREER NOTES

Claims fifth victory in last 19 starts on TOUR.

Has won 76 out of 283 (27 percent) professional starts on the PGA TOUR.

Ended the week with a career-best 100 putts. Previous-best was 101 putts at 2009 Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Wins for the fourth time at TPC Blue Monster at Trump Doral: 2005 & 2006 Ford Championship at Doral, 2007 & 2013 World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship.

Has now won four events on the PGA TOUR seven times. The others are the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, Arnold Palmer Invitational and Farmers Insurance Open.

Tiger Woods tournaments with five or more victories (professional starts only)

Tournament
Farmers Insurance Open WGC-Cadillac Championship Arnold Palmer Invitational WGC-Bridgestone
Memorial Tournament

Starts Cuts 13 13 13 13 15 15 13 13 13 13

Top-10 Wins 12 7
12 7
8 7

11 7 7 5

Years won
1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013 1999, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2013 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2012 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2012

Notches his first two wins of the season at Torrey Pines (Farmers Insurance Open) and TPC Blue Monster at Trump Doral (Ford Championship at Doral/Cadillac Championship) for the fourth time, going on to win six (2005), eight (2006) and seven (2007) times the previous three times.

Wins for the 14th time in the state of Florida, tied with California for most in his career.

Has now converted 51 of 55 third-round leads/co-leads on TOUR. Has converted his last four third-round leads. Has now converted 36 of 46 second-round leads/co-leads on TOUR.
Has now converted 14 of 28 first-round leads/co-leads on TOUR.

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