Woods has not been on the outside looking in since Sept. 29, 1996, when he was ranked No. 225 and had only been a professional for one month. The next week, Woods won his first PGA Tour event at the Las Vegas Invitational and jumped to No. 75 in the world, the lowest he would be ranked for the next 19 years.
The major winners in 1996 were Nick Faldo, Steve Jones, Tom Lehman and Mark Brooks. The top 5 ranked players were Greg Norman, Lehman, Colin Montgomerie, Ernie Els and Fred Couples.
In his career, Woods has accumulated a record 683 total weeks as the world’s No. 1 ranked player, including 11 different runs at the top. The 14-time major winner set the record for most consecutive weeks atop the rankings in a span from August 1999 to September 2004 and topped his own record with 281 straight weeks at No. 1 from June 2005 to October 2010. Woods’ last run as No. 1 was from March 2013 to May 2014.
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Tiger Woods opted to skip the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, leaving many questioning whether he’ll be back in time for the Masters. But does the tournament, with so many bright stars, really need him? Our panel discusses.
Tonight, The Roast of Justin Bieber will air on Comedy Central and the masses will get what they’ve long been waiting for: a public shaming of Justin Bieber. Of course, some of the special’s most notable put-downs of the pop star have been publicized, including insults from the likes of Roast master Kevin Hart (“Justin’s Canadian. He’s actually considered American, because no Canadian has ever been this much of an asshole”), Shaquille O’Neal (“Last year you were ranked the fifth most hated person of all time. Kim Jong-un didn’t even score that low, and he uses your music to fuckin’ torture people”), and Jeffrey Ross (“You’ve become a cocky little shit. You are the King Joffrey of pop”).
While Bieber’s burns are definitely scorching, he’s hardly the only Roastee to get royally humiliated during their special. As we count down to The Roast of Justin Bieber, we’re looking back at all Comedy Central Roast specials, from Dennis Leary back in 2003 all the way to last year’s Roast of James Franco.
Comedy Central Roast of Dennis Leary (2003)
“Let’s focus on Denis’s film career, since his agent didn’t.” – Nick DiPaolo
“Now listen to what I’m telling you, you bloated alcoholic leprechaun, you get paid to tell jokes on stage but do you know what the biggest joke is? Your career.” – Joe Montagna
“I’ve been to Denis’s farm up in Connecticut, or as it’s commonly called, “The Neverglad Ranch”. If you ever get the chance to go to Learyworld, get the three-day pass. It includes The Whiskey and Water Slide, 20,000 Leagues Under the Influence, Mr. Leary’s Angry Ride, and my personal favorite, It’s a Small Penis After All.”- Adam Ferrara
Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy (2005) “If you’ve shot everything but a successful TV show, you might be Jeff Foxworthy.” – Bill Engvall
“Foxworthy’s sitcom was Mama’s Family without the sex appeal.”- Lisa Lampenelli
“Jeff Foxworthy’s class is only outshined by his work ethic. He’s been making shitty CDs forever.”- Ron White
Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson (2005)
“Now, for the real reason I came here tonight: to honor my beautiful, talented, compassionate, blonde ex-wife…Unfortunately, Heather Locklear couldn’t be here tonight. “- Tommy Lee
“People say ‘Pamela Anderson’s nothing without her tits!’ And that’s not true! That is not true… She’d be Paris Hilton.”- Sarah Silverman
“You have two novels out. You’ve now written more books than you’ve read.” – Greg Giraldo
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner(2006)
“Because that’s the actual Captain’s chair from the Bridge of Starship Enterprise, and there’s only one ass big enough to fill it… ladies and gentleman… Mr William Shatner!” – Jason Alexander
“Darling, you were supposed to explore the galaxy, not fill it”- Betty White
“I can finally say what I’ve waited forty years to say: fuck you and the horse you rode in on!”- George Takei
Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Fav (2007) “Flavor Flav is the reason George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” – Jimmy Kimmel
“In these sensitive times, I’m not going to do racial humor. Besides, the fact that Flav is black is like, the fifth thing that’s wrong with him. “- Jeff Ross
“Brigitte Nielsen, I saw you and Flavor Flav taking a bath on TV, but y’all motherfuckers was washed up before you got in that tub. “- Snoop Dogg
Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget (2008)
“I heard you have hair on your chest, Bob, and let me tell you something, that isn’t your only resemblance to Rin Tin Tin. You’re a fucking dog face, how can you not get that?” – Norm MacDonald
“Bob’s last HBO special was called That Ain’t Right. It should have been called That Ain’t Watchable.” – John Stamos
“I watched Bob’s last HBO special in hi-def. Because in order to enjoy it, you have be either high or deaf.”- Gilbert Gottfried
Gwen Stefani and her parents took her three boys: Kingston, Zuma and Apollo to the mall to sit on the lap of the Easter bunny and get their pictures taken. It looked like everyone, including Gwen, was having an absolutely amazing time. After getting their pictures taken with the Easter bunny, they decided to walk around the mall a little bit more and snag some lunch. Check out the slideshow below for all of the amazing pictures.