HEAD-TO-HEAD

With his fifth win--including two majors--Tiger has all but locked up Player of the Year, but he hasn't outplayed his two closest rivals by that much. Here's the season breakdown.
August 28, 2005

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  TIGER
WOODS
VIJAY
SINGH
PHIL
MICKELSON
Starts 17 24 18
Wins 5 4 4
Money (Rank) $8,592,674 (1st) $7,307,669 (2nd) $5,609,025 (3rd)
Top 10s (Rank) 11 (2nd) 15 (1st) 9 (4th)
Scoring Avg. (Rank) 68.59 (1st) 69.01 (2nd) 69.23 (3rd)
Driving Avg. (Rank) 315.2 (2nd) 300.7 (14th) 300.1 (17th)
Putting Avg. (Rank) 1.74 (15th) 1.77 (60th) 1.75 (22nd)
Low Round 61, second round Buick Open 63, third round Buick Open 60, second round FBR Open
Gag Round 75, first round PGA 77, first round Memorial 77, second round U.S. Open
Signature Moment Chip-in on 16 at Augusta Hole in one on 17 at the Nelson Pitch on 18 at the PGA
Bonehead Move Leaving the PGA early Using four putters Blowing off the Mercedes
Issue Kostis's personality Phil's spikes Vijay's questions
POY Odds 2 to 5 10 to 1 12 to 1

 

COLOR PHOTOJOHN BIEVER (WOODS)
COLOR PHOTOAL TIELEMANS (SINGH) COLOR PHOTOFRED VUICH (MICKELSON)

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)