This day in sport: 18 November 1998

First golf slam for Woods

Tiger Woods beat Vijay Singh of Fiji 2-up in the final match to capture his first PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course on Kauai, Hawaii. The 22-year old Woods became the youngest winner of the event. He was an alternate in the field due to his good friend Mark O’Meara winning both the Masters and British Open. It was the first time the prestigious event was contested in match play.

This day in sport: 18 November 1998

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