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Aug. 29, 2005
Aug. 29, 2005

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Aug. 29, 2005

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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.

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 TIGER
WOODS
VIJAY
SINGH
PHIL
MICKELSON
Starts172418
Wins544
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 Round61, second round Buick Open63, third round Buick Open60, second round FBR Open
Gag Round75, first round PGA77, first round Memorial77, second round U.S. Open
Signature MomentChip-in on 16 at AugustaHole in one on 17 at the NelsonPitch on 18 at the PGA
Bonehead MoveLeaving the PGA earlyUsing four puttersBlowing off the Mercedes
IssueKostis's personalityPhil's spikesVijay's questions
POY Odds2 to 510 to 112 to 1

 

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