Tiger Woods & his WGC dominance

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Tiger Woods has an amazing 18 World Golf Championship titles - and these stats below prove just how dominant he has been since the events were introduced for the first time in 1999.

9&8 – The score Tiger Woods beat Canadian Stephen Ames by in the WGC-World Match Play in 2006. It remains the biggest margin of victory in the history of the event.

15 – The deficit between Tiger Woods and the man with the next most WGC wins, Geoff Ogilvy (3)


11 – The margin of victory Woods won the 2000 WGC-NEC Invitational by. He finished on -21, with Justin Leonard and Phillip Price trailing in his wake on -10.

36.7% - The percentage win ratio Woods has in all WGC events he’s teed it up in from 1999 to 2013. 18/42.

12 – As well as his 18 wins, Woods has 13 other WGC top tens, including finishing runner-up to Darren Clarke at the 2000 WGC-Accenture Match Play.


61 – Twice, Woods has shot the joint lowest 18-hole total at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, alongside Jose Maria Olazabal.

$21,950,000 – The amount Tiger Woods received for winning his 18 WGC titles.

8&7 – The margin of victory Woods had over Stewart Cink in the 2008 WGC-Accenture Match Play final. It remains a record for the 36-hole final.


3 – Woods is the only player to hold all three (not including the WGC-HSBC Champions, which got WGC status in 2009) WGC titles at the same time.

17 – Woods was world No.1 heading into 17 of his 18 WGC wins. He was world No.2 before winning the 2013 WGC-Cadillac Championship.

World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship - Final Round

6 – The number of times Woods was behind after 54 holes in his 15 strokeplay WGC wins.

9 – The stroke swing Tiger Woods had for his 2007 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational win. He started his final round one off the lead but shot a final round 65 to win by eight strokes from Justin Rose and Rory Sabbatini.

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