He is tied for first in PGA Tour wins , ranks second in men's major championships , and holds numerous golf records. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame. Following an outstanding junior, college, and amateur golf career, Woods turned professional in at the age of By the end of April , he won three PGA Tour events in addition to his first major, the Masters , which he won by 12 strokes in a record-breaking performance. He reached number one in the world rankings for the first time in June , less than a year after turning pro. Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, Woods was the dominant force in golf. He was the top-ranked golfer in the world from August to September consecutive weeks and again from June to October consecutive weeks.
The Japanese college freshman, so smiley and carefree with a club in his hands, looked absolutely petrified on the awards podium, even as he gingerly held the Asian Amateur Championship trophy he had just earned in convincing fashion. He didn't crack a smile until he heard the two words that had been whispered with almost mystical significance over the past several days at Kasumigaseki Country Club in suburban Tokyo: The Masters. The Asian Amateur trophy is nice, but the real prize for Matsuyama is the automatic entry into the Masters that comes with it. Over the weekend, on Kasumigaseki's year-old par West Course, Matsuyama proved he not only has the potential to play well, he also can be downright dominant -- and he doesn't need a downpour to do so. After posting a course-record 65 in heavy rain on Saturday, Matsuyama shot a bogey-free 67 under surprisingly sunny Sunday skies and never led by fewer than two strokes. Matsuyama and MacManus were the only two golfers who appeared unaffected by Saturday's sloppy conditions. Only seven players entered Sunday under par, and the tournament had all the looks of a two-man competition: Matsuyama, at under, and MacManus three back at eight under.
Zubair who was leading by three strokes of the third round suddenly saw his lead dissipate at the turn and was level with the Denwit after a series of bogeys on the front nine. However, Denwit slipped up and made bogeys on the 16th and 17th hole handing a one-stroke lead to Zubair who made a much needed a par on the last hole to win the tournament. Zubair shot rounds of 74, 69, 73 She shot rounds of 67, 74 69 to finish 7 shots clear of fellow teammate Ahreum Park 76, 70, 71 Sean fired 76, 72, 74 and was only 6 shots behind of the winner. Inez Ng who is the top local girl performer could not replicate her opening rounds of 73, She shot a final round of 79 to put her in solo 5th position for the tournament. This tournament provides a competitive platform for juniors in the Asia-Pacific region and allow the top golfers to go head to head. It allows top performers from the tournament a trip to the United States US where they will represent team Asia-Pacific in an all-expenses paid less air-fare team-based tournament against the Southern Californian Golf Association. This team-based tournament is to be played in August at Riviera Country Club, Los Angeles and players stand a chance to be scouted by coaches from college teams in the US.
Religious differences, however are real. It takes an incredible amount of self discipline to first find and then be able to maintain a balance between life and medicine. But his absence in the spiritual side of my life, and that of my mother, was very hard. Of course we are talking abt kids and marriage all the time. There will be sacrifices but I am hopeful. God knows the big picture.