Johnny Miller once dismissed the Masters as the "Annual Spring
Putting Contest," but since 1999, after a series of course
renovations began, putting has played a diminished role in
determining the winner. Expect a player with power and accuracy
to prevail this week.

WINNER PUTTS (RANK) THREE-PUTTS

2002 Tiger Woods 115 (21st) 1
2001 Tiger Woods 121 (37th) 4
2000 Vijay Singh 124 (45th) 3
1999 Jose Maria Olazabal 109 (T7th) 0
1998 Mark O'Meara 105 (1st) 1
1997 Tiger Woods 116 (T4th) 0
1996 Nick Faldo 112 (5th) 1
1995 Ben Crenshaw 110 (3rd) 0
1994 Jose Maria Olazabal 111 (T3rd) 0
1993 Bernhard Langer 109 (T4th) 0

COLOR PHOTO: MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS (OLAZABAL) OLAZABAL
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)