Where did Tiger win his first tournament?

Where did Tiger win his first tournament?

October 6, 1996 – Wins his first tournament as a professional at the Las Vegas Invitational. 1996 – Forms the Tiger Woods Foundation for the promotion of minority participation in golf and other sports. In February 2018, the charity is renamed TGR Foundation to reflect its growth and scope.

When did Tiger start on the PGA Tour?


Tiger Woods
Turned professional 1996
Current tour(s) PGA Tour (joined 1996)
Professional wins 109
Highest ranking 1 (June 15, 1997) (683 weeks)

What was Tiger Woods’ first PGA Tour win?

Tiger Woods’ First PGA Tour Win: The 1996 Las Vegas Invitational. Tiger Woods was all smiles after winning the 1996 Las Vegas Invitational, his first victory on the PGA Tour.

What was Tiger Woods’ score at the 1996 Las Vegas Invitational?

The 1996 Las Vegas Invitational was five rounds in length, 90 holes total. Woods opened with a 70, but from that point on he was on fire: Woods scored 26-under over the tournament’s final 72 holes. In the second round, Woods fired a 63. After a third-round 68, Woods moved into the Top 10.

What was Tiger Woods’ paycheck for winning the 1997 Masters?

(Love was a 10-time PGA Tour champion at the time; he went on to win 21 career titles and earn membership in the World Golf Hall of Fame.) The winner’s paycheck was $297,000. The victory earned Woods a berth in the 1997 Masters — which he dominated to earn his first win in a major — and a two-year membership to the PGA Tour.

What happened in the final round of the PGA Championship?

A final-round 64 put Woods in position to win, but Davis Love III eagled the 15th and birdied the 16th holes to tie Woods. Woods and Love finished regulation tied at 27-under 332. Woods and Love entered a sudden-death playoff, but Love found a greenside bunker on the first extra hole and failed to get up-and-down.