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Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh
Personal information
NameVijay Singh
विजय सिंह
Full nameVijay Singh
NicknameThe Big Fijian
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight208 lb (94.3 kg ; 14.9 st)
ResidencePonte Vedra Beach, Florida, U.S.
SpouseArdena Seth (m.1985)
ChildrenQass Seth (b.1990)
Turned professional1982
Current toursPGA Tour (joined 1993)
European Tour (rejoined 2006)
Professional wins58
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour34 (14th all time)
European Tour13 (19th all time)
Asian Tour5
Other Major tour wins12
Best results in Major Championships
Masters TournamentWon: 2000
U.S. OpenT3: 1999
The Open ChampionshipT3: 1999
PGA ChampionshipWon: 1998, 2004
Achievements and awards
Hall of Fame2005/2006
PGA Tour
Rookie of the Year
PGA Tour
leading money winner
2003, 2004, 2008
PGA Player of the Year2004
PGA Tour
Player of the Year
Vardon Trophy2004
Byron Nelson Award2004
European Tour
Player of the Year
FedEx Cup Champion2008

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Vijay Singh, CF ( , -hnsˈʋɪdʒəj sɪ̃ɦIPA; born 22 February 1963), nicknamed "The Big Fijian", is a Fijian professional golfer who was Number 1 in the Official World Golf Rankings for 32 weeks in 2004 and 2005. He has won three major championships (The Masters in 2000 and the PGA Championship in 1998 and 2004) and was the leading PGA Tour money winner in 2003, 2004 and 2008. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2005 (but deferred his induction until 2006). He won the FedEx Cup in 2008.

An Indo-Fijian of Hindu background, Singh was born in Lautoka, Fiji and grew up in Nadi. A resident of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, he is known for his meticulous preparation, often staying at the range hours before and after his tournament rounds working on his game.

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