Vijay Singh

Professional Golfer
Born Feb 22, 1963

Vijay Singh, CF, nicknamed "The Big Fijian", is a Fijian professional golfer who was Number 1 in the Official World Golf Rankings for 32 weeks in 2004 and 2005. He has won three major championships and was the leading PGA Tour money winner in 2003, 2004 and 2008. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2005 (but deferred his induction until 2006). He won the FedEx Cup in 2008.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Vijay Singh.


1963 Birth Born on February 22, 1963.


1984 - 1985 2 More Events
1988 25 Years Old In 1988 he teamed up with a sponsor, Red Baron, which funded a trip to Africa to compete on the now defunct Safari Tour where he captured his first event, the 1988 Nigerian Open. … Read More
1989 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1989, Singh won his first European Tour title at the Volvo Open Championship in Italy and finished 24th on the European Tour Order of Merit, putting his early struggles firmly behind him.
1990 27 Years Old He won on the European Tour again in 1990 and did so twice in 1992. … Read More


1993 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Singh entered the PGA Tour in 1993, winning his first PGA Tour event, the Buick Classic in a playoff over Mark Wiebe.
1994 - 2000 3 More Events
2001 38 Years Old Singh did not win on the PGA Tour in 2001, but finished the year with a Tour-best 14 top-10 finishes and was fourth on the money list with $3,440,829 for the year.
2002 39 Years Old In 2002, he won at the Shell Houston Open at TPC at The Woodlands, setting a new tournament 72-hole scoring record with a 266, and at the Tour Championship, winning by two strokes over Charles Howell III. … Read More


2003 40 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He has won three major championships (The Masters in 2000 and the PGA Championship in 1998 and 2004) and was the leading PGA Tour money winner in 2003, 2004 and 2008.
This was his first win on tour in 2004 and his 16th all-time on the PGA Tour. … Read More
He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2005 (but deferred his induction until 2006). … Read More
2006 43 Years Old In 2006, Singh played enough European Tour events to be listed on the European Tour Order of Merit title for the first time since 1995.
2007 44 Years Old 1 More Event
At the start of the 2007 season, Singh won the Mercedes-Benz Championship which was the first FedEx Cup event in PGA Tour history. … Read More
A new swing brought big changes for Singh in 2008, although he had good opportunities at Pebble Beach and Bay Hill, he was not competing at a high level for the first half of the year. … Read More
During the start of the 2009 season Singh announced that he would miss three weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
2010 47 Years Old His poor form continued into 2010, resulting 66th in the PGA Tour money list. … Read More
After returning from knee surgery, Singh started the 2011 season making five out of his first five cuts. … Read More


2013 50 Years Old 1 More Event
On 8 May 2013, Singh sued the PGA Tour for exposing him to public humiliation and ridicule during a 12-week investigation into his use of deer-antler spray.
2016 53 Years Old In 2016, he managed to finish second at the Quicken Loans National, three strokes behind winner Billy Hurley III. Controversy surrounded Singh in 2003 before the Bank of America Colonial. … Read More
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