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Tiger Woods Won Arnold Palmer Invitational 2013; Regained World Number 1 Ranking

Mar 26, 2013 13:46 IST

Tiger Woods won the third PGA Tour title 2013, Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge; Orlando, Florida on 25 March 2013. His score was 69-70-66-70 and he defeated Justin Rose to win 1080000 US Dollar cash prize.

With this victory, Tiger Woods, 37, regained the world number one spot on 25 March 2013, replacing Rory McIlroy. This is his third win of the 2013 PGA Tour season and 77th career PGA win.

Runner-up Justin Rose finished with two-under 70 to finish at 13-under and climbed to the third position in the world ranking. Other scores were-Mark Wilson (71), Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (72) and Keegan Bradley (71).

About Tiger Woods

• Tiger Woods is the American professional golfer.
• His present world ranking is number 1, which he achieved after winning Arnold Palmer Invitational on 25 March 2013.
• Tiger Woods tied Sam Snead's individual event win record with his eighth win at Bay Hill.
• He has remained the highest paid athlete for various years, according to Forbes.
• He first achieved the world number 1 ranking in June 1997.
• Tiger Woods spent 264 weeks from August 1999 to September 2004 at the world number 1 position. He also spent 281 weeks from June 2005 to October 2010 at world number one rank.
• On 11 November 2011, he fell to his lowest rank and dropped to 58th position in the world.
• This is the third victory of Tiger Woods in PGA Tour title 2013 and 77th PGA victory of his career. His earlier two PGA Tour titles 2013 were Farmers Insurance Open (won on 28 January 2013) and WGC-Cadillac Championship (10 March 2013).
• The PGA Tour title 2013 schedule includes 40 tournaments which run from 4 January 2013 to 22 September 2013.

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