By the numbers: Tiger's struggles, Masters record

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Tiger Woods announced Friday that he would be returning to competition at next week's Masters Tournament. Here are some pertinent Tiger stats, courtesy the Golf Channel research department:

Last six official PGA Tour starts
2015 Farmers Insurance Open: WD
2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open: MC
2014 PGA Championship: MC
2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational: WD
2014 British Open: 69th
2014 Quicken Loans National: MC

Troubled times, by the numbers
566: Days since Woods completed an official Tour event under par
103: Positions dropped in OWGR since after the 2014 Byron Nelson Championship
1: Final rounds completed on Tour over the last year

Most Masters victories
Jack Nicklaus: 6 (1963, '65, '66, '72, '75, '86)
Tiger Woods: 4 (1997, 2001, '02, '05)
Arnold Palmer: 4 (1958, '60, '62, '64)

Most top-5 finishes in Masters history
Jack Nicklaus: 15
Tiger Woods: 11
Phil Mickelson: 10
Five players tied: 9

Majors since Tiger's last victory (2008 U.S. Open)
Majors contested: 26
Different winners: 19
Multiple champions: 5 (McIlroy with most wins: 4)

Top-six finishes in majors since Tiger's last win
Tiger Woods: 9
Phil Mickelson: 9
Henrik Stenson: 8
Rory McIlroy: 7
Lee Westwood: 7

Best career scoring average at Masters (minimum 25 rounds played)
Tiger Woods: 70.86 (74 rounds)
Phil Mickelson: 71.21 (84)
Fred Couples: 71.91 (116)

Longest span between Masters victories
Gary Player: 13 years (1961, 1974)
Jack Nicklaus: 11 years (1975, 1986)
Ben Crenshaw: 11 years (1984, 1995)

*Note: Tiger's last Masters win came in 2005