Woods has worst Players finish, but not worst score

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When Tiger Woods completed his even-par 72 on Sunday for a four-round total of 3-over 291, he was headed for his worst finish - T-69 - in The Players Championship. His previous worst finish was a tie for 39th in 2003.

His 72-hole score was not his highest at TPC Sawgrass, however. He shot a 5-over 293 in 2005, a year in which he won the Masters and the British Open and returned to No. 1 in the world.

One statistic starkly illustrated how much of a toll injuries and swing issues have taken on Woods' game in recent years. Sunday marked the first time he completed the final round of consecutive official PGA Tour starts since September 2013 (596 days).

Here's a look at Woods' record since he finished tied for 11th in the 2013 BMW Championship and tied for 22nd in the 2013 Tour Championship:

Date Tournament Result
9/15/13 BMW Championship T-11, 66-72-66-71--275 (-9)
9/22/13 Tour Championship T-22, 73-71-69-67--280 (E)
1/26/14 Farmers Insurance Open T-80, 72-71-79--222 (+6)
3/02/14 Honda Classic WD, 71-69-65--205 (-5)
3/09/14 WGC-Cadillac Championship T-25, 76-73-66-78--293 (+5)
6/29/14 Quicken Loans National MC, 74-75--149 (+7)
7/20/14 Open Championship 69, 69-77-73-75--294 (+6)
8/03/14 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational WD, 68-71-72--211 (+1)
8/10/14 PGA Championship MC, 74-74--148 (+6)
2/01/15 Waste Management Phoenix Open MC, 73-82--155 (+13)
2/08/15 Farmers Insurance Open WD
4/12/15 Masters Tournament T17, 73-69-68-73--283 (-5)
5/10/15 Players Championship T-69, 73-71-75-72--291 (+3)

One more notable Woods stat: The 14th hole was his 1,058th career hole in The Players. It was his first triple bogey.