Bunker Mentality

Tiger Woods’ amazing career in 21 pictures

Tiger Woods' return to the top of golf's world rankings only served to confirm that there is plenty of life in the 37-year-old yet.

Woods had not been world number one for 29 months, but will go into the US Masters as the man to beat after climbing back to the top for his 11th stint as golf's best player.

Almost 16 years on from first winning the Masters, and having dipped to as low as 58 after highly publicised marital problems, we take a look at Tiger Woods' career in 21 pictures.

1 - Tiger Woods, 1995

2 - Putting with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, 1996

3 - Tiger Woods win the US Masters, 1997

4 - Removing his 'Tiger' cover, 1998

5 - The Tiger Slam, holding all four Majors simultaneously, 2000-1

6 - Stalking, 2004

7 - Celebrating, 2005

8 - The Claret Jug, 2005

9 - Open champion, his first tournament win since the death of his father, 2006

10 - 50 tournament wins, 2006

11 - With spouse Elin Nordegren at 2006 US Open tennis

12 - Nearly an eagle, 2007

13 - Unveiling a father-and-son statue, 2008

14 - On his way to the 2008 US Open title

15 - Stretching the neck, 2009

16 - Embraced by his mother after a TV apology for his infidelity, 2010

17 - Knee troubles on his return to the tour, 2010

18 - Reflective mood at press conference, 2010

19 - The eyes of the world on his every move, 2012

20 - Frustrations creep in, 2013

21 - Champion and world number one again, 2013