Tiger Woods’ swing comparison 2000 vs. 2019

Golf instructor Travis Fulton breaks down the key differences between Tiger Woods’ driver swing in 2000 and 2019.

Major championships

Wins (15)

Year Championship 54 holes Winning score Margin Runner(s)-up
1997 Masters Tournament 9 shot lead −18 (70-66-65-69=270) 12 strokes United States Tom Kite
1999 PGA Championship Tied for lead −11 (70-67-68-72=277) 1 stroke Spain Sergio García
2000 U.S. Open 10 shot lead −12 (65-69-71-67=272) 15 strokes South Africa Ernie ElsSpain Miguel Ángel Jiménez
2000 The Open Championship 6 shot lead −19 (67-66-67-69=269) 8 strokes Denmark Thomas BjørnSouth Africa Ernie Els
2000 PGA Championship (2) 1 shot lead −18 (66-67-70-67=270) Playoff1 United States Bob May
2001 Masters Tournament (2) 1 shot lead −16 (70-66-68-68=272) 2 strokes United States David Duval
2002 Masters Tournament (3) Tied for lead −12 (70-69-66-71=276) 3 strokes South Africa Retief Goosen
2002 U.S. Open (2) 4 shot lead −3 (67-68-70-72=277) 3 strokes United States Phil Mickelson
2005 Masters Tournament (4) 3 shot lead −12 (74-66-65-71=276) Playoff2 United States Chris DiMarco
2005 The Open Championship (2) 2 shot lead −14 (66-67-71-70=274) 5 strokes Scotland Colin Montgomerie
2006 The Open Championship (3) 1 shot lead −18 (67-65-71-67=270) 2 strokes United States Chris DiMarco
2006 PGA Championship (3) Tied for lead −18 (69-68-65-68=270) 5 strokes United States Shaun Micheel
2007 PGA Championship (4) 3 shot lead −8 (71-63-69-69=272) 2 strokes United States Woody Austin
2008 U.S. Open (3) 1 shot lead −1 (72-68-70-73=283) Playoff3 United States Rocco Mediate
2019 Masters Tournament (5) 2 shot deficit −13 (70-68-67-70=275) 1 stroke United States Dustin JohnsonUnited States Brooks KoepkaUnited States Xander Schauffele

1Defeated May in three-hole playoff by 1 stroke: Woods (3-4-5=12), May (4-4-5=13)

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