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It’s rare to find something that Tiger Woods has never accomplished on the golf course.
Yet there he was Sunday at the Players Championship, winning a fourth tournament this season on the PGA Tour faster than he ever has before.
Twice he’d won four times by June 1, in 2000 and 2001, back in his prime. Both years, his fourth win came at the Memorial, always played at the end of May. His next start comes there in two weeks, giving Woods a golden opportunity to establish a win-per-month pace for 2013.
He has won seven times since March 2012, more than anyone, and reclaimed the top spot in the world rankings. It hasn’t been the smoothest ride, but Woods clearly likes the direction in which he’s heading.