Breaking Down Tiger Woods’ Win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tiger Woods Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill on Monday for the eighth time. The win moved the Jupiter Island resident into first in the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time since October 24, 2010. Here are some facts and statistics from his victory.

The win was the 77th of Woods’ career. He is now only five tour wins behind Sam Snead for the most tour wins in PGA History.

The win was Tiger’s eighth at Bay Hill which ties him with Snead for the most PGA Tour wins at one venue. He also has won eight times at Torrey Pines. He was won seven times at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, the Farmers Insurance Open, and the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

Tiger’s win also moved him into the top spot in the Fed Ex Cup standings. This week marks a record 61st week that tiger held the top spot on the Fed Ex Cup list. Bear’s Club resident Ernie Els is second on that list with 22 weeks atop the list, 39 weeks less than Woods.

Woods is now 41-2 when having the lead after 54 holes and wins 27% of the time he steps foot on a golf course.

Woods will take the next two weeks off as he prepares for the Masters April 11-14.

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