May 13, 2013
Tiger Woods finished at 13-under-par 275 to win THE PLAYERS
Championship for his 78th career victory and fourth win this season. Woods, who
won the tournament in 2001, joins Fred Couples, Davis Love III and Steve
Elkington as the only two-time winners at TPC Sawgrass.
Woods played in 13 and won eight AJGA
tournaments from 1991-1993, which ties him for second most AJGA career wins and
earned him the title of Rolex Junior Player of the Year in 1991 and 1992. Woods
appeared in the Wyndham Cup from 1990-1993 as a member of the West Team and
posted a record of 11-3-2, the best of any boy in the tournament’s history.
Before beginning his professional
career, Woods spent two years at Stanford, where he was a two-time first team
All-American. In 1996, he was the NCAA individual champion, the Jack Nicklaus
Player of the Year, the Pac-12 conference champion and Pac-12 Player of the
The AJGA will return to TPC Sawgrass this fall for the seventh annual The
Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf, Aug. 28 – Sep.