1. Sports
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://golf.about.com/od/tigerwoods/f/tiger-woods-pro-debut.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Discuss in my forum

When and where did Tiger Woods play his first tournament as a pro?

By

The 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open was Tiger Woods' first tournament as a pro golfer.

Tiger Woods made his professional debut at the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open, his first PGA Tour event as a pro.

J.D. Cuban / Getty Images
Question: When and where did Tiger Woods play his first tournament as a pro?
Answer: The first PGA Tour event that Tiger Woods played as a professional golfer was the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open.

In his pro debut, Woods carded rounds of 67-69-73-68. That was a total of 7-under par 277.

In hist first PGA Tour tournament as a pro, Woods finished in a tie for 60th place. His first PGA Tour paycheck was good for $2,544.

Back to Tiger Woods FAQ index

  1. About.com
  2. Sports
  3. Golf
  4. Golfers
  5. Golfers - Men
  6. Tiger Woods
  7. Tiger Woods First Tournament as a Pro - Tiger Woods Professional Debut

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.