2000: Turns professional and secures his European Tour card for the following season in just eight starts.
2001: Wins first European Tour title at Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa.
2004: At the age of 23 years, eight months and 12 days, becomes youngest winner of the Players Championship, golf’s unofficial fifth major.
2006: Wins season-ending Tour Championship on US Tour and finishes third on the money list.
2007: Climbs to a career-high third in the world.
2008: Wins Qatar Masters with a course-record 61 in the final round.
2011: Finishes joint second in the US Masters after Charl Schwartzel birdies the final four holes at Augusta to win by two shots.
2013: Wins first major title in US Masters at Augusta.