Zozo Championship: Tiger Woods makes golfing history by equalling Sam Snead's record of 82 US PGA Tour titles
"It's just crazy. It's a lot," the 43-year-old Woods said of his 82nd official Tour victory. His first came 23 years ago this month in Las Vegas when he was just 20.
It was only the fourth time in 82 major starts that Woods began with a double bogey or worse, but the first time at a PGA. He opened with a triple bogey at last year's US Open and began with a double bogey on his way to winning the 2008 US Open.
Throughout the years, Woods has defied belief with his astonishing achievements. A stellar amateur career was followed quickly by a spectacular 12-shot romp at the 1997 Masters that established him as the superstar of the sport.
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Woods is included in an 18-man field which features many of world golf's elite, including World No 1 Dustin Johnson and World No 2 Jordan Spieth.
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