• Vijay SINGH

    FIJ

    • Date of birth Jan 01, 1984
    • Turned Pro 1982
    • Residence Florida
    • Family Single

Biography

Career Highlights

  1. Fiji's only world-class golfer
  2. Learned game from his father, an airplane technician who also taught golf
  3. Admired Tom Weiskopf while growing up and used Weiskopf's swing as early model for his own
  4. Noted for his rigorous practice routine
  5. Once held a club professional position in Borneo
  6. Of Indian ancestry, first name means "victory" in Hindi
  7. Served as Honorary Chairperson for 1999 National Golf Day, PGA of America's annual fundraiser for junior golf
  8. Teamed with son Qass in Office Depot Father-Son from 2003-2008
  9. Established, with wife and son, 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
  10. The Betty Griffin House of St John's County, FL (Safety Shelter of St
  11. John's County) was one of the first beneficiaries of the foundation
  12. He is an Honorary Member of the Asian Tour.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. Asian Tour victories: (5)
  2. 1995 Passport Open, Korea
  3. 2000 Taiwan Open
  4. 2001 Malaysian Open
  5. 2001 Singapore Masters
  6. 2007 Korean Open.

Other wins

  1. Other wins:
  2. 1993 Buick Classic, 1995 Phoenix Open, Buick Classic, 1997 Memorial Tournament, Buick Open, 1998 PGA Championship, Sprint International, 1999 Honda Classic
  3. 2000 Masters Tournament
  4. 2002 Shell Houston Open, THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola
  5. 2003 Phoenix Open, EDS Byron Nelson Championship, John Deere Classic, FUNAI Classic at the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort. 2004 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 Sony Open in Hawaii, Shell Houston Open, Wachovia Championship, Buick Open
  6. 2006 Barclays Classic
  7. 2007 Mercedes-Benz Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard
  8. 2008 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, The Barclays, Deutsche Bank Championship.
  9. 1984 Malaysian PGA Championship,1988 Nigerian Open, Swedish PGA, 1989 Volvo Open di Firenze, Ivory Coast Open, Nigerian Open, Zimbabwe Open, 1990 El Bosque Open, 1991 King Hassan Trophy, Morocco, 1992 Turespana Masters Open de Andalucia, Malaysian Open, Volvo German Open, 1993 Bells Cup, South Africa, 1994 Scandinavian Masters, Trophee Lancome, 1997 South African Open, Toyota World Match Play Championship, UK
  10. 2001 Telus Skins Game
  11. 2003 Telus Skins Game
  12. 2008 Chevron World Challenge.
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways T25 76 72 71 68 287 -1 US$ 8,648

More players