Tiger Woods breaks his losing streak after 1,876 days
Returning to the golf after back surgery Tiger Woods says he’s “blessed” to be back after winning his first PGA Tour event in over five years following a long and painful return to form from a back injury.
Tiger won the Tour Championship at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club on Sunday, September 23, 2018. This victory marks his 80th PGA tournament win, and he is now 2 victories shy of tying the record of 82 wins held by Sam Sneed.
Woods finished 11-under par for the which was two strokes ahead of second place finisher, Billy Horschel, to earn his 80th PGA victory. Woods also finished second in the FexEx Cup Championship, he lost by only 41 points behind Justin Rose who is also the world’s number one ranked golfer on the PGA.
The FedExCup is a championship trophy for the PGA Tour. Its introduction marked the first time that men’s professional golf had a playoff system. it was first awarded in 2007. Tiger is the only two-time winner, he won in 2007 and 2009.
Tiger is currently ranked #13 in the world and has won:
- 80 PGA Titles
- 14 Majors
- 2 FedEx Cup Championships
- Longest streak of weeks in a row at number one, 683 weeks
By Karl A. Haughton