Tiger Woods on track at The Players
His record over the years isn't great at Sawgrass, but he's off to a good start
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- One of his greatest victories occurred on this course, and it came well before he won a major championship, well before he pocketed a penny playing golf.
It was here at the 1994 U.S. Amateur, as a skinny 18-year-old wearing shorts, a straw bucket hat and a shirt that was too big in the blazing August heat, that Tiger Woods prevailed time and again, rallying for improbable victories in the match-play event, claiming the first of three straight titles in the tournament.
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