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Tiger's New Record: $100M in Winnings

Woods becomes first golfer to top that mark
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 4, 2012 8:13 AM CDT
Tiger's New Record: $100M in Winnings
Tiger Woods tees off on the first hole during the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship PGA golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Sunday, Sept., 2, 2012.   (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

(Newser) – Things appear to be back on the upswing for Tiger Woods: Yesterday, he became the first golfer to make more than $100 million in US PGA Tour winnings over the course of a career. He crossed that line after bringing home $544,000 by finishing third at the Deutsche Bank Championship, Bloomberg reports. Behind him is a distant second, Vijay Singh at $66.79 million. Earlier this year, Woods finally achieved a PGA Tour victory after a very long dry spell; more recently, he broke Jack Nicklaus' record for tour victories. (Read more Tiger Woods stories.)

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