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Tiger's third straight U.S. Amateur most enduring

Updated: August 21, 2001, 5:39 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Aug. 25, 1996

Tiger Woods ends his amateur career by winning one of the most dramatic matches in golfing history. Down by five holes with 16 to go, the 20-year-old Stanford student shows the eye of the tiger in becoming the first to win three consecutive U.S. Amateur championships.

Steve Scott, a University of Florida student, is on his way to a major upset after taking a five-hole lead in the morning round at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in Cornelius, Ore. While Tiger ...

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