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Winner’s Circle: Tiger Woods Claims 80th Career Victory at Tour Championship

Tiger Woods shot a 71 on Sunday at East Lake Golf Club to claim his first victory in over five years at the Tour Championship.

Woods, who entered the final round three ahead of the field, finished his fourth day in Atlanta with two birdies against three bogeys to sign for a 71 and a four-day score of 11-under par.

For his 80th career PGA Tour title, the 42-year old California native earned $1,620,000, along with 2,000 points to finish 2nd in the final FedExCup standings, behind Justin Rose.

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods celebrates on the 18th green after winning the TOUR Championship at East Lake GC on Sep. 23, 2018 in Atlanta, GA. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

PRO-FILE

Nationality American
Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 185 lb
Birthdate: December 30, 1975 (age 42)
Native: Cypress, California
Residence: Jupiter Island, Florida
College: Stanford University
Primary Sponsor: Nike
Equipment: Full Taylormade Line (Taylormade Driver (M3), Metals (M Series), and Irons (TW Protos)); with Cameron Newport 2 GSS Putter and Bridgestone TourB XS Ball


TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP: FINAL TOP 5

1 Tiger Woods -13 (65-68-65-71)
2 Billy Horschel -9 (71-65-69-66)
3 Dustin Johnson -7 (69-70-67-67)
4 Justin Rose -6 (66-67-68-73)
4 Hideki Matsuyama -6 (72-66-71-65)
4 Webb Simpson -6 (69-70-68-67)


FEDEXCUP: FINAL TOP 5

1 Justin Rose $10 million
2 Tiger Woods $3 million
3 Bryson DeChambeau $2 million
4 Dustin Johnson $1.5 million
5 Billy Horchel $1 million


EARLY-ROUNDS

ROUND ONE
1. Tiger Woods -5
1. Rickie Fowler -5
3. Gary Woodland -4

ROUND TWO
1. Tiger Woods -7 (-2)
1. Justin Rose -7 (-3)
1. Rory McIlroy -5 (-2)

ROUND THREE
1. Tiger Woods -12 (-5)
2. Rory McIlroy -9 (-4)
2. Justin Rose -9 (-2)


TIGER’S WINNING STATS

Through 72 holes
Driving: 304.2 yards (13th)
Fairways: 64.3% (36/56) (3rd)
Greens: 66.7% (48/72) (12th)
Putting: 1.646 (1st)
Scoring: 1 Eagle, 18 Birdies, 45 Pars, 7 Bogeys, 1 Double


TIGER’S 2018 SEASON

Starts: 18
Wins: 1 (Tour Championship)
Addtl Top 10s: 7
Addtl Top 25s: 5
Missed-Cut: 2
Majors: Masters (T32), U.S. Open (MC), British (T6), PGA (2nd)
Money: $5,443,841 (8th)
FedExCup: 2,219 (2nd)
OWGR (Start 2018/Current): 668th/13th (+655)


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


Jordan Thomas

Jordan Thomas is a Pro Golf Weekly producer and contributor. When not losing money at offshore gambling sites, Jordan performs research, crunches numbers, compiles content, and writes up quick-hit posts.

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