Twenty years after Tiger Woods’ win at the 1997 Masters, it’s easy to forget just how historic the victory was. Woods set or tied 26 records that week, many that are still in tact today. We rounded up the 14 best numbers for that historic week at Augusta.
Woods was 21 years old, making him the youngest champion in tournament history.
He was 18 under par for the week, a record that stood until Jordan Spieth tied it in 2015.
Most strokes under par for tournament on back nine
Most strokes under par for winner at Amen Corner
Highest 9-hole start by eventual winner
Largest 54-hole lead
Widest major championship victory margin, a record that Woods later would tie at the 2000 U.S. Open
Estimated U.S. television audience for Sunday’s final round
Most 3s made by the winner
Longest club into any par-4 all week
Consecutive holes without a bogey
Three-putts for the tournament
Youngest player to shoot 65 at The Masters
Difference in average driving distance between Woods and the week’s second-longest hitter