Tigers Year in Review


Tiger Woods

Nov. 15, 2009: Tiger Woods holds the trophy for winning the Australian Masters at the Kingston Heath Golf Club. A year later, it still remains the last time Tiger has held a winning trophy. (Getty Images)

Tiger Woods

Nov. 21: Tiger, with daughter Sam and wife Elin, attend a Stanford Cardinal football game. (Getty Images)

Tiger Woods

Nov. 27:  In the early morning hours after Thanksgiving, Tiger crashes his SUV into a fire hydrant and a tree in front of his home in Isleworth. Revelations of his many infidelities soon follow. (Getty Images)

Jesper Parnevik

Dec. 2: Jesper Parnevik, who along with his wife Mia introduced Tiger to Elin, appears on Golf Channel and declares, 'We probably thought he was a better guy than he is. I would probably need to apologize to her.' (Getty Images)

Tiger Woods 

Dec. 5: Amid the growing ugliness that comes with a blossoming scandal, complete with bikini-clad women standing outside the entrance to his Orlando home, 'Saturday Night Live' can't even resist, doing a parody of the world's No. 1 golfer. (Getty Images)

Tiger Woods

Dec. 9: Gatorade announces that it is dropping its Tiger Woods-branded drink – Tiger Focus.

Tiger Woods

Dec. 11: With pressure mounting from all angles, Woods announces that he is temporarily stepping away from golf 'to focus my attention on being a better husband, father and person.' (Getty Images) 

Tiger Woods

Feb. 19, 2010: In his first appearance in months, Tiger Woods takes to the podium in the clubhouse of TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. His 13 1/2-minute speech is instantly greeted with mixed reactions from all over the world. (Getty Images)
tiger woods kelly tilghman

March 21: Tiger conducts one-on-one interviews at Isleworth CC with Golf Channel's Kelly Tilghman and ESPN's Tom Rinaldi.

tiger woods masters media

April 5: On Monday at the Masters, Tiger faces the media in a big question-and-answer session for the first time since his fateful Thanksgiving-night car wreck. (Getty Images)

Tiger Woods

April 8: Tiger waves to the crowd after being introduced on the first tee at Augusta National during the opening round of the Masters, his first event since the scandal broke. (Getty Images)

tiger woods nike ad

May 8: Nike releases a controversial 30-second TV spot portraying a somber Tiger Woods with voice-over of his late father, Earl.

Tiger Woods

April 30: Tiger shoots 74-79 at the Quail Hollow Championship, his first non-major event of the year, and misses the cut by eight shots. It's the worst 36-hole span of his career. (Getty Images)

tiger woods players neck

May 9: Tiger withdraws after six holes of the final round at The Players, citing a neck injury. An MRI later reveals he has an inflamed neck joint. At a news conference the following week Tiger says there is 'zero connection' between this injury and the one he sustained in his Thanksgiving car wreck. (Getty Images)

tiger woods hank haney

May 10: Hank Haney announces that he is resigning as Tiger’s swing coach. (Getty Images)

tiger woods pebble beach

June 19: During the third round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, Tiger catches fire on the back nine, culminated by an amazing 3-wood from behind a tree into the par-5 18th. Tiger's Saturday 66 moves him into third place going into Sunday, but a final-round 74 leaves him with a T-4 finish. (Getty Images)

tiger woods bridgestone

Aug. 8: Tiger shoots 74-72-75-77 to finish 18 over par at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, an event he had won the last four times he played. He finishes 30 shots behind winner Hunter Mahan.  (Getty Images)

tiger woods foley

Aug. 11: Tiger is seen working with swing instructor, Sean Foley at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, though Tiger stops short of calling Foley his coach. (Getty Images)

tiger woods elin divorce

Aug. 23: Tiger and Elin file divorce papers at Bay County Circuit Court in Panama City, Fla. (Getty Images)

tiger woods lee westwood

Nov. 1: Lee Westwood overtakes Tiger as the No. 1 golfer in the Official World Golf Ranking, ending Tiger’s reign of 281 weeks. (Getty Images)

tiger woods australian masters

Nov. 14: Tiger shows flashes of his former self with a Sunday 66 in the final round of the Australian Masters. His fourth place finish, however, officially made it 52 weeks without a victory. (Getty Images)