Team USA Profile: Tiger Woods

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Tiger Woods

PLAYER INFORMATION
Age: 36
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Birthplace: Cypress, Calf.
Birthdate: December 30, 1975
College: Stanford
Turned Professional: 1996

 

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE
Years Played: 1997-99-2002-04-06-10
Total Matches: 29
Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 13-14-2
Singles (W-L-H): 4-1-1
Foursomes (W-L-H): 4-7-1
Fourballs (W-L-H): 5-6-0
Total Points Won: 14
Total Points Won Point %: .48

 

RYDER CUP RESULTS
1997: Valderrama Golf Club
Europe 14 1/2, USA 13 1/2
Day One Morning Four-balls: Mark O'Mera/Tiger Woods defeated Bernhard Langer/Colin Montgomerie (3/2)
Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Mark O'Meara/Tiger Woods lost to Bernhard Langer/Colin Montgomerie (5/3)
Day Two Morning Four-balls: Tiger Woods/Mark O'Meara lost to Nick Faldo/Lee Westwood (2/1)
Day Two Afternoon Foursomes: Justin Leonard/Tiger Woods halved with Jesper Parnevik/Ignacio Garrido
Day Three Singles: Tiger Woods lost to Costantino Rocca (4/2)
 
1999: The Country Club
USA 14 1/2, Europe 13 1/2
Day One Morning Foursomes: Tom Lehman/Tiger Woods lost to Sergio Garcia/Jesper Parnevik (2/1)
Day One Afternoon Four-balls: David Duval/Tiger Woods lost to Darren Clarke/Lee Westwood (1-up)
Day Two Morning Foursomes: Steve Pate/Tiger Woods (1-up) def. Padraig Harrington/Miguel Angel Jimenez
Day Two Afternoon Four-balls: Steve Pate/Tiger Woods lost to Paul Lawrie/Colin Montgomerie (2/1)
Day Three Singles: Tiger Woods (3/2) def Andrew Coltart
 
2002: The Belfry
Europe 15 1/2, USA 12 1/2
Day One Morning Four-balls: Tiger Woods/Paul Azinger lost to Darren Clarke/Thomas Bjorn (1-up)
Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Tiger Woods/Mark Calcavecchia lost to Sergio Garcia/Lee Westwood (2/1)
Day Two Morning Foursomes: Tiger Woods/Davis Love III (4/3) def. Darren Clarke/Thomas Bjorn
Day Two Afternoon Four-balls: Tiger Woods/Davis Love III (1-up) def. Sergio Garcia/Lee Westwood
Day Three Singles: Tiger Woods halved with Jesper Parnevik
 
2004: Oakland Hills Country Club
Europe 18 1/2, United States 9 1/2
Day One Morning Four-balls: Phil Mickelson/Tiger Woods lost to Colin Montgomerie/Padraig Harrington (2/1)
Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Phil Mickelson/Tiger Woods lost to Darren Clarke/Lee Westwood (1-up)
Day Two Morning Four-balls: Tiger Woods/Chris Riley (4/3) def. Darren Clarke/Ian Poulter
Day Two Morning Foursomes: Davis Love III/Tiger Woods lost to Padraig Harrington/Paul McGinley (4/3)
Day Three Singles: Davis Love III/Tiger Woods lost to Padraig Harrington/Paul McGinley (4/3)
 
2006: The K Club
Europe 18 1/2, United States 9 1/2
Day One Morning Four-balls: Tiger Woods/Jim Furyk (1-up) def. Padraig Harrington/Colin Montgomerie
Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Tiger Woods/Jim Furyk lost to Luke Donald/Sergio Garcia (2-up)
Day Two Morning Four-balls: Tiger Woods/Jim Furyk lost to Darren Clarke/Lee Westwood (3/2)
Day Two Afternoon Foursomes: Jim Furyk/Tiger Woods (3/2) def. Padraig Harrington/Paul McGinley
Day Three Singles: Tiger Woods (3/2) def Robert Karlsson
 
2010: Celtic Manor
Europe 14 1/2, United States 13 1/2
Session 1 Four-balls: Tiger Woods/Steve Stricker (2 holes) def. Ian Poulter/Ross Fisher
Session 2 Foursomes: Woods/Stricker (4/3) def. Miguel Angel Jimenez/Peter Hanson
Session 3 Foursomes: Woods/Stricker lost to Luke Donald/Lee Westwood (6/5)
Session 4 Singles: Tiger Woods (4/3) def. Francesco Molinari

 

PLAYER NOTES
After going 2 1/2 years without a victory on the PGA Tour, Tiger Woods has come back with a vengence in 2012. Before Ryder Cup points closed at the PGA Championship, Woods had already won three times on the season -- most on Tour -- and locked up the No. 1 spot of the automatic U.S. team bids.

 

 

CAREER VICTORIES
(74) 1996 Las Vegas Invitational, Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic. 1997 Mercedes Championships, Masters Tournament, GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic, Motorola Western Open. 1998 BellSouth Classic. 1999 Buick Invitational, Memorial Tournament, Motorola Western Open, PGA Championship, World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational, National Car Rental Golf Classic/Disney, THE TOUR Championship, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship. 2000 Mercedes Championships, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Bay Hill Invitational, Memorial Tournament, U.S. Open Championship, British Open Championship, PGA Championship, World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational, Bell Canadian Open. 2001 Bay Hill Invitational, THE PLAYERS Championship, Masters Tournament, Memorial Tournament, World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational. 2002 Bay Hill Invitational presented by Cooper Tires, Masters Tournament, U.S. Open Championship, Buick Open, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship. 2003 Buick Invitational, World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship, Bay Hill Invitational presented by Cooper Tires, 100th Western Open presented by Golf Digest, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship. 2004 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. 2005 Buick Invitational, Ford Championship at Doral, Masters Tournament, British Open Championship, World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship. 2006 Buick Invitational, Ford Championship at Doral, British Open Championship, Buick Open, PGA Championship, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, Deutsche Bank Championship, World Golf Championships-American Express Championship. 2007 Buick Invitational, World Golf Championships-CA Championship, Wachovia Championship, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, PGA Championship, BMW Championship, THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola. 2008 Buick Invitational, World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, U.S. Open Championship. 2009 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, the Memorial Tournament, AT&T National, Buick Open, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, BMW Championship. 2012 Arnold Palmer Invitational, Memorial Tournament, AT&T National.
International: (12): 1997 Asian Honda Classic. 1998 Johnnie Walker Classic [Asia]. 1999 Deutsche Bank Open-TPC of Europe [Eur], World Cup of Golf [indiv]. 2000 Johnnie Walker Classic. 2001 Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe. 2002 Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe. 2004 Dunlop Phoenix [Jpn]. 2005 Dunlop Phoenix [Jpn]. 2006 Dubai Desert Classic [Eur]. 2008 Dubai Desert Classic [Eur]. 2009 JBWere Australian Masters [Aus].
Other: (14): 1998 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 1999 World Cup [with Mark O'Meara], PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2000 EMC World Cup [with David Duval]. PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2001 Williams World Challenge, PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2002 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2004 Target World Challenge. 2005 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 2006 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Target World Challenge. 2007 Target World Challenge. 2011 Chevron World Challenge.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL MATCH PLAY PERFORMANCES
WGC - Accenture Match Play Best finish: Winner - 2003, 2004, 2008
Presidents Cup Record Record: Played 35 Won 20, Lost 14, Halved 1, Points 20 1/2