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Vijay Singh

Professional Golfer

Lautoka, FJ

Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh’s Biography

Vijay Singh is a Professional Golfer who hails from Lautoka in Fiji. His father was a keen golfer and inspired his enthusiasm for the sport. Vijay turned professional in 1982 following years of dedicated practice at the Nadi Airport golf course.

Eleven years later Singh joined the PGA Tour, where he won 34 tournaments throughout his career and 59 in total. In 1993 Singh won PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. He won three majors in his career: the PGA in 1998 and 2004, along with the Masters title in 2000.
Vijay Singh is a Professional Golfer who hails from Lautoka in Fiji. His father was a keen golfer and inspired his enthusiasm for the sport. Vijay turned professional in 1982 following years of dedicated practice at the Nadi Airport golf course.

Eleven years later Singh joined the PGA Tour, where he won 34 tournaments throughout his career and 59 in total. In 1993 Singh won PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. He won three majors in his career: the PGA in 1998 and 2004, along with the Masters title in 2000.

He reached a career high in 2004, when he was named the number one golfer in the world. That same year Singh was awarded Player of The Year by the PGA Tour and PGA America and in 2006 he was included in the World Golf Hall of Fame. In 2008 Singh went on to win the Fedex Cup. He currently succeeds Sam Snead as title holder for the most wins over the age of 40 and continues to play a full schedule PGA Tour.

Singh is an active philanthropist as founding member of the Eagles for St. Jude program at the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. The program focuses on funding for treatment and research related to life-threatening childhood diseases.

He is also passionate about golf course design and was instrumental in the redesign of Natadola Bay Golf Course in 2016, home of the Fiji International Professional Tournament. Singh was also involved in the construction of The Els Club along Desaru Coast in Malaysia, which is known for its complex design.

Vijay’s Sponsors & Partners

Audemars Piguet Holding SA is a world renowned luxury watch and clock manufacturer based in Le Brassus, Switzerland. The house became a respected manufacturer in the seventies when it created the popular Royal Oak wristwatch.
Carnoustie Sportswear is a well established high-end sportswear brand that designs products for golf.

Vijay’s Team

Coach
Farid Guedra
Caddie
Danny Sahl
Agent
Irek Myskow
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Agency

Vijay’s Stats

32
2021 Charles Schwab Cup Ranking
74.539
Scoring Average
304.9
Driving Distance
1.878
Putting Average
Vijay’s Social Media

Vijay’s Career Highlights

Vijay’s Philanthropy

Eagles for St. Jude raises funds for research and treatment of life-threatening diseases and cancer that affect children. It focuses on supporting families that cannot afford medical treatment and ensures that their children will be taken care of.

Vijay’s Newsfeed

Past champions are welcomed back to The Masters field
Vijay Singh, 2000 Masters Champion, is back at the tournament this year thanks to his lifetime invite.
6 Apr 2021

Other Business Interests

The Natadola Bay Golf Course was created in 2009 along the picturesque Natadola Beach on Fiji’s Coral Coast. In 2016, the golf course was redesigned by Vijay Singh and prominent golf architect Greg Letsche to become a major tournament venue.
The Els Club Desaru Coast is located on the west coast of Jahor, Malaysia. Apart from the golf course, the destination includes hotels and resorts, as well as leisure and entertainment facilities. The Valley Course, known for its complicated design, was consulted on by Singh during its creation.

Vijay’s Career

1993 – Present
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PGA Tour Champions
2013 – Present
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Awards & Recognition

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World Golf Hall of Fame Inductee
2006
Vijay was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2006.
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PGA Tour & PGA of America Player of the Year
2004
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European Tour Player of the Year
2004
Vijay was honored with European Tour Player of the Year award in 2004.
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PGA Tour Rookie of the Year
1993
Vijay was named PGA Tour Rookie of the year in 1993.

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