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HEAD-TO-HEAD

With his fifth win--including two majors--Tiger has all but locked up Player of the Year, but he hasn't outplayed his two closest rivals by that much. Here's the season breakdown.
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TIGER
WOODS

VIJAY
SINGH

PHIL
MICKELSON

Starts

17

24

18

Wins

5

4

4

Money (Rank)

$8,592,674 (1st)

$7,307,669 (2nd)

$5,609,025 (3rd)

Top 10s (Rank)

11 (2nd)

15 (1st)

9 (4th)

Scoring Avg. (Rank)

68.59 (1st)

69.01 (2nd)

69.23 (3rd)

Driving Avg. (Rank)

315.2 (2nd)

300.7 (14th)

300.1 (17th)

Putting Avg. (Rank)

1.74 (15th)

1.77 (60th)

1.75 (22nd)

Low Round

61, second round Buick Open

63, third round Buick Open

60, second round FBR Open

Gag Round

75, first round PGA

77, first round Memorial

77, second round U.S. Open

Signature Moment

Chip-in on 16 at Augusta

Hole in one on 17 at the Nelson

Pitch on 18 at the PGA

Bonehead Move

Leaving the PGA early

Using four putters

Blowing off the Mercedes

Issue

Kostis's personality

Phil's spikes

Vijay's questions

POY Odds

2 to 5

10 to 1

12 to 1

 

COLOR PHOTO

JOHN BIEVER (WOODS)

COLOR PHOTO

AL TIELEMANS (SINGH)

COLOR PHOTO

FRED VUICH (MICKELSON)