PHOTOS: Classic snaps from Tiger’s PGA Tour debut at Riviera 25 years ago

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Twenty-five years ago, a young upstart named Tiger Woods made his first PGA Tour start at the L.A. Open at Riviera.
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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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Woods hits a bunker shot at the Riviera Country Club in 1992.
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Tiger Woods lines up a putt at the Riviera Country Club. He shot 72-75 and missed the cut in the event.
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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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Tiger Woods reacts to his putt during the 1992 L.A. Open.
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After missing the cut, he wouldn't play another PGA Tour event until the L.A. Open next year.
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Woods was just sixteen when he made his PGA Tour debut in California.