Jack vs. Tiger: Tale of the Tape

Tale of the Tape: Jack vs. Tiger
How the former and current heavyweights of golf stack up
JACK NICKLAUS TIGER WOODS
Pro Wins
113 (73 on PGA Tour, 10 on Champions Tour, 5 international events, 25 other events) 68 (49 on PGA Tour, 9 international events, 10 other events) *Through July 24, 2006
Blonde wife

Barbara

Elin
Most money in one season as PGA Tour pro
$320,542 (1972) $9,188,321 (2000)
Former caddie in need of extreme makeover

Angelo Argea

Fluff Cowan
Early nemesis
Arnold Palmer David Duval
Later nemesis
Tom Watson Vijay Singh
Zoo-related nickname

Golden Bear

Tiger
Pac-10 ties
Went to Ohio State, which has played in 12 Rose Bowls against Pac-10 opponents Went to Stanford, which is a longtime member of the Pac-10
Million-dollar seasons as a pro
0 11
SI issue in which he appeared on cover standing on one leg

June 26, 1967

April 22, 2002
Impressive performance as a kid
Shot 51 in first nine-hole round at age 10 Shot 48 in nine-hole round at age 3
Bob Hope tidbit
Among golfers mentioned in Hope's book Confessions of a Hooker At age 2, putted against Hope on the Mike Douglas show
Signature move at Augusta

The sweep

The fist pump
First PGA Tour paycheck
$33.33 at the 1962 Los Angeles Open $2,544 at the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open
Instructional golf book

Golf My Way

How I Play Golf
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