Tiger Woods 2007: A Year in Pictures
The first of Tiger Woods's seven wins in 2007 came in his first event -- The Buick Invitational at Torrey Pines in late January. Woods closed with a 66 to beat Charles Howell III by two.
2 of 19Fred Vuich/SI
Woods with PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem and NBC's Jimmy Roberts on the 18th green at East Lake after winning the Tour Championship. In his last six tournaments, Woods posted 19 of 24 rounds in the 60s, including the last 11 in a row.
3 of 19Mike Ehrmann/SI
"I think my driving has gotten better," Woods said. "I feel as if I'm able to shape the ball in there and actually work the golf ball better both ways than I did early in the year."
4 of 19Fred Vuich/SI
After Woods won the BMW Championship to take the lead in the FedEx Cup points race, the playoffs moved to East Lake in Atlanta for the Tour Championship.
5 of 19Mike Ehrmann/SI
In his last five starts, Woods won four times and finished second to Phil Mickelson at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
6 of 19Fred Vuich/SI
It was Woods's 13th major in just 44 starts. He is only five behind Jack Nicklaus's record 18 majors.
7 of 19Charlie Riedel/AP
With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees in Tulsa, Okla., Woods held off Woody Austin and Ernie Els to win the PGA Championship, his fourth victory in the event.
8 of 19Robert Beck/SI
On Sunday at the par-3 eighth, Woods dropped a long birdie putt and added his trademark fist pump.
9 of 19Charles Krupa/AP
Entering the PGA Championship at Southern Hills, Woods had yet to win a major in 2007 despite having briefly held final-round leads at both the Masters and the U.S. Open.
10 of 19Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
Woods finished with a one-under 70 in the final round. He tied for 12th at two under, five shots behind the winner, Padraig Harrington.
11 of 19Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images
In the second round of the British Open at Carnoustie, Woods snap-hooked his drive on No. 1 and made double bogey. He finished the day with a three-over 74.
12 of 19Simon Bruty/SI
Despite the tough loss, Woods joked around with Cabrera at the trophy presentation.
13 of 19Robert Beck/SI
Woods battled back on Sunday and had a birdie putt on 18 to tie Angel Cabrera. He was unable to drain the putt and finished tied for second with Jim Furyk.
14 of 19Simon Bruty/SI
Woods also struggled in the U.S. Open at Oakmont, shooting a four-over 74 in the second round.
15 of 19Robert Beck/SI
Woods never contended at the Players Championship, finishing tied for 37th. Phil Mickelson won the Players by two shots, thanks in part to Butch Harmon, Woods's former coach.
16 of 19Robert Beck/SI
At the Masters, Woods was in the final group and briefly held the lead on Sunday. But he shot even par and lost by two strokes to Zach Johnson.
17 of 19Streeter Lecka/WireImage.com
When Woods won the Tour Championship, he became the only player in PGA Tour history with seven or more wins in four different seasons.
18 of 19Fred Vuich/SI
Woods's next win came in March at the WGC-CA Championship at Doral. It was his third consecutive win at Doral. Woods also became the first player to three-peat in five different events.
19 of 19Fred Vuich/SI
Woods won the season-long FedEx Cup points race and a cool $10 million for his retirement account. He won another $1.26 million for his Tour Championship title and clinched the top spot on the money list.