Milestones of Tiger Woods' Masters win

Significant milestones Tiger Woods has achieved by winning his fifth Masters at Augusta and 15th overall major championship.

15-Apr-2019 By Evin Priest, Australian Associated Press
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MILESTONES TIGER WOODS HAS ACHIEVED WITH A FIFTH MASTERS WIN

* Woods secured his 15th major championship, bringing him within three of Jack Nicklaus' record 18 titles

* It is Woods' fifth Masters after donning the green jacket in 1997, 2001, 2002 and 2005. Only Nicklaus (six) has more

* It is Woods' first ever come-from-behind victory at a major championship. Each of his previous 14 victories came from at least a share of the 54-hole lead

* Woods moves up six spots to No.6 on the world rankings, less than two years after being ranked 1199th

* Woods' 81st career PGA Tour victory moves him to within one of Sam Snead's all-time record 82 wins

* Woods becomes the first champion in 83 Masters to receive more than $US2 million in prizemoney. Pockets $US2,070,000 ($A2.9 million) which increases his lead on top of the PGA Tour's all-time career earnings list to $US118,309,570 ($A165 million)

* Woods' 14 years between Masters wins beats Gary Player's record gap of 13 years

* Woods is the second player after Nicklaus to win the Masters in three different decades

* Joins Jack Nicklaus as the only player to win majors 20 years apart (Nicklaus 24 years, Woods 22 years)

* The Masters is the seventh different PGA Tour event Woods has won five times. Nicklaus and Snead are the closest with three of such events


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