43GolfTiger Burning Bright
Date / Jun 18, 2000
Location / Pebble Beach Golf Links | Pebble Beach, Calif.
Moment / Tiger Woods dominated the field at Pebble Beach, winning the third major championship of his career. Finishing at -12, his 15-stroke margin of victory set a new tournament record, breaking Tom Morris’s 1862 mark.
Impact / He also tied or broke nine U.S. Open records; his total score of 272 tied Jack Nicklaus and Lee Janzen for lowest on record. He also became the all-time career money leader on the PGA Tour.