In any other season, he would have stood out among his fellow first-year players. But it waswhen everyone — first-year players and veterans alike — became a footnote to Tiger Woods, whose four victories in his first full season as a professional included his record stroke rout at the Masters. Twenty years later, it is easy to forget that when Woods, 21 at the time, showed up at Augusta National Golf Club for his major debut as a professional, the only person predicting that he would win 14 majors was his father, Earl.
This summer will mark the 20th anniversary of one of the great matches in modern golf history. The final of the U. Tillinghast design.
Mention the name Steve Scott to many serious longtime golf fans, and they often shudder at the memory of what happened to him. Scott, as golf history records, was the guy who had Tiger Woods 5 down with 16 holes to play in their hole final match of the U. But victory was not to be for Scott, then a year-old sophomore at the University of Florida who was trying to deny Woods his third straight Amateur title.
The PGA of America. Open at Shinnecock Hills. Dennis was an exceptional collegiate player, but before he was able to chase down the dream of playing on the PGA Tour, he had a tragic accident that left him paralyzed.
When and where is Tiger Woods' next tournament? The superstar golfer is back in the winner's circle after claiming the season-ending Tour Championship. And he's a major champion again after winning the Masters Tournament.
Doc Redman's incredible closing flourish at the th U. Amateur had the golf world buzzing on Sunday. But for at least one golfer, Redman's comeback win over Doug Ghim was a reminder of his own heartbreaking loss to Tiger Woods in the same event two decades before. Steve Scott took Tiger to extra holes in the U.
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Twenty years after competing in perhaps the most memorable U. Amateur championship match ever, Steve Scott is doing great. For Woods, it was his third consecutive amateur title and sent him on to a record-breaking career on the PGA Tour. Escalante Golf, which owns Pumpkin Ridge along with 16 other golf properties, invited Scott to return to the club last month to hold a clinic for club members and share his memories of his match with Woods.