Clean Slate

A learning, evolving Tiger can't be kept without a major for long.

It's a new year for Tiger Woods, which means four more opportunities to creep up on Jack Nicklaus in the major championship department. He didn't win one in 2003, but that will only serve to motivate him more in 2004.
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  • 2004 At A Glance
    PGA Tour Events: 47 (Jan. 8-Nov. 7)
    Men's Majors:
    The Masters (April 8-11); Augusta National
    U.S. Open (June 17-20); Shinnecock Hills
    British Open (July 15-18); Royal Troon GC
    PGA Championship (Aug. 12-15); Whistling Straits
    Season Kickoffs:
    PGA Tour (Jan. 8): Mercedes Championships
    LPGA Tour (March 11): Welch's/Fry's Championship
    Champions Tour (Jan. 23): MasterCard Championship
    Nationwide Tour (Feb. 5): BellSouth Panama Championship
    European tour (Dec. 4): Omega Hong Kong Open

    Early-season PGA Tour schedule
    Date Tournament '03 Champ
    Jan. 8-11 Mercedes Championships
    Plantation Course at Kapalua
    Ernie Els
    Jan. 15-18 Sony Open in Hawaii
    Waialae CC; Honolulu
    x-Ernie Els
    Jan. 21-25 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic
    PGA West; La Quinta, Calif.
    Mike Weir
    Jan. 29-Feb. 1 FBR Open
    TPC of Scottsdale; Ariz.
    Vijay Singh
    Feb. 5-8 Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
    Pebble Beach GL (host), Calif.
    Davis Love
    Feb. 12-15 Buick Invitational
    Torrey Pines GC; San Diego
    Tiger Woods
    Feb. 19-22 Nissan Open
    Riviera; Pacific Palisades, Calif.
    Mike Weir
    Feb. 26-29 WGC-Match Play Championship
    La Costa; Carlsbad, Calif.
    Tiger Woods
    Feb. 26-29 Chrysler Classic of Tucson
    Omni Tucson National Resort
    Frank Lickliter


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