Tiger Woods at Los Angeles Open at Riviera

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Check out these photos of Tiger Woods at the 1992 and 1993 L.A. Opens, when golf's coolest cat was still an awkward teenager. There's a reason his nickname used to be "Urkel."
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Where it all started: Tiger Woods hits his first tee shot in a PGA Tour event at the first hole of Riviera Country Club at the 1992 Los Angeles Open.
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Tiger Woods adds his score at the 1992 Los Angeles Open. As a 16-year-old playing his first PGA Tour event, he shot 72-75 and missed the cut.
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Recognize this move? Tiger had already mastered his watching-his-putt-go-in pose as a 16-year-old at the 1992 Los Angeles Open at Riviera Country Club.
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Tiger holds his finish at the 1992 Los Angeles Open. After missing the cut, he wouldn't play another PGA Tour event until the L.A. Open next year.
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Before Tiger broke his 4-iron on a tree at the 2007 Masters, he tried this shot at the 1992 Los Angeles Open.
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Earl Woods, Tiger's father, follows his son's round at the 1992 L.A. Open. Earl died in 2006.
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Pleated Dockers? Hey, it was a 1990s thing.
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Woods at the 1993 Los Angeles Open, his second professional event.
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Tiger shot 78-74 to miss the cut at the 1993 L.A. Open. Tiger made his first cut in a professional event at age 18 at the 1994 Johnnie Walker Asian Classic in Thailand.
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Tiger also had his hold-the-putter-with-one-hand move perfected as a teenager, seen here at the 1993 L.A. Open.
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Tiger hits a bunker shot at the 1993 L.A. Open. Woods has played the event 11 times and has never won there. It's the most times he has played a tournament without a win.
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Fortunately, Tiger later decided to go with red on Sundays instead of a graphic-print shirt.
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Back in 1993, Tiger Woods needed an ID to get into a golf tournament. (Check out the badge on his belt.)
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Woods sticks out his tongue Michael Jordan-style as he watches a wedge shot at the 1993 L.A. Open.
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Woods reads a putt at the 1993 L.A. Open with a familiar-looking intensity. He has not played the Los Angeles Open since he pulled out with the flu after 36 holes in 2006.