Vijay's Roll Of Honour


1963: Born Lautoka, Fiji on February 22nd.

Lives: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Family: wife Ardena; son Qass Seth.

1982: Turned professional.

1984: Won Malaysian PGA championship.

1988: Joint runner-up to Jesper Parnevik at PGA European Tour Qualifying School, graduated on second attempt.

1989: Volvo Open champion.

1990: Won El Bosque Open.

1992: Victorious at Turespana Masters and Volvo German Open.

1993: Finished fourth in US PGA championship at Inverness. US Tour Rookie of the Year.

1994: Claimed titles at Scandinavian Masters and Trophee Lancome.

1995: Won Phoenix Open and Buick Classic in play-offs in United States, and Passport Open in South Korea, tied for sixth at Open championship.

1996: Finished fifth at US PGA in 1996 at Valhalla.

1997: Toyota World Match Play champion. Winner of South African Open, Memorial Tournament and Buick Open, tied for 13th at US PGA championship.

1998: Captured first major at US PGA championship near Seattle.

US Tour wins: 6.

Other wins: 18.

Joint holder of record 63 in USPGA (1993).

Fifth non-American to win US PGA in 1990s.