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15 Stats That Cement Tiger as the G.O.A.T!

Here are 15 of the best Tiger stats we could find (there’s plenty more that are just as awesome). He really is an unbelievable player…

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1. A player has won a major championship with a score of 18 under or better eight times, five of those times were Tiger.

2. Woods has won the U.S. Junior Amateur, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open three times each and is the only player to have won all in his career.

3. Woods has had 40 career wins on the European Tour, making that the third-most all-time. He has also never played a full season on the European Tour.

4. Tiger is the only player since World War II to win a PGA Tour event four straight years, achieving this feat on two differing occasions.

5. Tiger has 18 career World Golf Championship victories. Second Place is Ogilvy with 3.

6. Woods won 32 times on the PGA Tour from 1999 through to 2003. No other player won more than eight times in that period.

7. From 2002-05, Woods had 1,540 putts from 3 feet and in on the PGA Tour, and missed only 3 of them.

8. 683 is the total number of weeks Woods has spent at No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking, 352 weeks more than No. 2 Greg Norman.

9. During the 2000 PGA Tour season, Woods recorded one round higher than 73. It came in the first round of the Masters where he shot 75, a day when the field averaged 75.59.

10. Woods is the only man in the modern era to win four consecutive majors, having done so at the age of 25.

11. Tiger made 142 consecutive cuts from 1998 to 2005.

12. Tiger is 16-1 in his career in playoffs on the PGA and European tours, his only defeat was to Billy Mayfair at the 1998 Nissan Open.

13. Tiger is the only player in PGA Tour history to win eight or more times on a single course. He has done it on three different courses – Torrey Pines, Bay Hill and Firestone.

14. Woods has a career scoring average of 70.86 in the Masters, the best career scoring average in that event for any player with at least 50 rounds played.

15.  Adjusted scoring averages have been calculated on the PGA Tour since 1988. There are only six instances where a player’s season adjusted scoring average was better than 68.6. They all belong to Tiger!