Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh hall of fame

(VEE-jay SING)

FedExCup Champion: 2008

Height: 6'2" (1.88 m)
Weight: 208 (94 kg)
Age: 57 (February 22, 1963)
Birthplace: Lautoka, Fiji
Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Family: Qass Seth

Special Interests: Cricket, rugby, soccer, fitness
Turned Professional: 1982
City plays from: Fiji Islands


Exempt Status


PGA TOURLife Member

PGA TOUR ChampionsTop 54 Charles Schwab Cup Points (44th), PGA TOUR Points List (40), PGA TOUR Champions Points List (5), All-Time Money List (1st)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (34):
1993 (1) Buick Classic. 1995 (2) Phoenix Open, Buick Classic. 1997 (2) Memorial Tournament, Buick Open. 1998 (2) PGA Championship, Sprint International. 1999 (1) Honda Classic. 2000 (1) Masters Tournament. 2002 (2) Shell Houston Open, THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola. 2003 (4) Phoenix Open, EDS Byron Nelson Championship, John Deere Classic, FUNAI Classic at the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort. 2004 (9) AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Shell Houston Open, HP Classic of New Orleans, Buick Open, PGA Championship, Deutsche Bank Championship, Bell Canadian Open, 84 LUMBER Classic, Chrysler Championship. 2005 (4) Sony Open in Hawaii, Shell Houston Open, Wachovia Championship, Buick Open. 2006 (1) Barclays Classic. 2007 (2) Mercedes-Benz Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. 2008 (3) World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, The Barclays, Deutsche Bank Championship.
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (4):
2017 (1) Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge. 2018 (3) Toshiba Classic, Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship, Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
International Victories (22):
1984 Malaysian PGA Championship [Asia]. 1992 Malaysian Open [Asia]. 1995 Passport Open [Asia]. 2001 Carlsberg Malaysian Open [Asia]. 2001 Caltex Singapore Masters [Asia]. 2007 Kolon-Hana Bank Korea Open [Asia]. 1989 Ivory Coast Open [Afr]. 1989 Nigerian Open [Afr]. 1989 Volvo Open di Firenze [Eur]. 1990 El Bosque Open [Eur]. 1992 Turespana Masters Open de Andalucia [Eur]. 1992 Volvo German Open [Eur]. 1994 Scandinavian Masters [Eur]. 1994 Lancome Trophy [Eur]. 1997 Toyota World Match Play Championship [Eur]. 1989 Zimbabwe Open [SAf]. 1993 Bells Cup [SAf]. 1997 South African Open [SAf].
Other Victories (3):
2008 Chevron World Challenge. 2003 Telus Skins Game. 2001 Telus Skins Game.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2006 Deutsche Bank Championship (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2008 THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#1 : 2005 the Memorial Tournament

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,350,000 : 2008 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 World Cup : 2001, 2002, 2013

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 8 - 4)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 631 2183 34 28 17 185 315 505 120 7 $71,236,216
2020 8 18 1 7 244 $20,088
2019 6 14 1 1 1 5 197 $244,800
2018 10 31 5 5 226 $95,334
2017 18 48 2 6 12 178 $337,305
2016 22 72 1 2 2 14 8 99 $1,210,104
2015 23 78 1 4 16 7 119 $752,462
2014 25 83 1 1 3 16 9 87 $989,028
2013 19 61 1 12 7 146 $309,351
2012 27 99 5 9 23 3 1 33 $1,586,305
2011 25 79 1 2 5 8 17 8 1 28 $2,371,050
2010 24 74 2 8 17 6 1 57 $1,334,262
2009 21 69 3 6 15 6 81 $1,276,815
2008 23 78 3 2 1 8 14 18 5 1 $6,601,094
2007 27 100 2 1 7 16 25 2 10 $4,728,376
2006 27 100 1 2 13 17 25 2 $4,602,416
2005 30 109 4 2 3 18 25 26 4 $8,017,336
2004 29 110 9 2 1 18 24 28 1 $10,905,166
2003 27 102 4 5 18 24 26 1 $7,573,907
2002 28 96 2 2 11 17 24 4 $3,756,563
2001 26 92 2 4 14 22 24 2 $3,440,829
2000 26 92 1 1 3 8 15 24 2 $2,573,835
1999 29 101 1 1 1 11 21 26 2 1 $2,283,233
1998 26 93 2 3 7 18 23 2 1 $2,238,998
1997 21 83 2 4 9 21 $1,059,236
1996 24 90 1 9 16 24 $855,140
1995 22 79 2 9 13 17 5 $1,018,713
1994 20 67 2 3 7 15 3 2 $325,959
1993 14 49 1 1 6 10 12 2 $657,831
1992 4 16 1 3 4 $70,680
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2019 CUT CUT
2018 49 78
2017 T16 CUT 66
2016 T28 CUT CUT CUT
2015 T63 54 T37
2014 T37 T35
2013 CUT T38 T68 CUT
2012 CUT T27 T36 CUT T9 T66
2011 CUT CUT CUT T22
2010 CUT CUT T39 T40 T37 T11 T33 T58
2009 T9 T30 T16 T27 T38 T53 T17 T29
2008 CUT T14 CUT T65 CUT T2 T5 1
2007 T44 T13 CUT T20 T27 T11 T17 T56
2006 T8 T8 CUT T6 CUT T56 T9 T45
2005 T12 T5 T10 T6 T5 T6 T17 T3
2004 T13 T6 1 (P) T28 T20 T17 T32
2003 CUT T6 T34 T20 T2 T2 T6
2002 CUT 7 8 T30 CUT 3 T17 T11
2001 2 T18 T51 T7 T13 T17 T13
2000 T33 1 CUT T8 T11 T3 T33
1999 T20 T24 T49 T3 CUT T16 T17 T15
1998 T54 CUT 1 T25 T19
1997 T31 T17 T13 T77 T38
1996 T8 T39 T5 T7 T11
1995 T43 CUT CUT T10 T6
1994 T55 T27 CUT T20
1993 T28 4 CUT T59
1992 T48 T51
1991 T12
1990 T12
1989 T23
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2016 T53 CUT
2015 T66
2014 T68 T35
2012 T46 T26 8
2011 T3 CUT 67 T16
2010 CUT T11 T24
2009 CUT T54
2008 1 (P) 1 T44 T22
2007 CUT T60 64 T7

Personal


  • Fiji's only world-class golfer.
  • Learned game from his father, an airplane technician who also taught golf.
  • Noted for his rigorous practice routine.
  • Once held a club professional position in Borneo.
  • Of Indian ancestry, first name means "victory" in Hindi.
  • Established the Vijay Singh Charitable Foundation, benefiting charities and non-profit agencies that provide assistance, shelter, counseling and support to women and children who are victims of domestic abuse. The Betty Griffin House of St John's County, Fla. (Safety Shelter of St. John's County), was one of the first beneficiaries of the foundation.