The Players Championship: By the numbers

Tiger Woods hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2010 Players Championship.

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Curious who’s the tallest player to win The Players Championship? How about the shortest? Here’s a breakdown of past Players winners:

Winners age 25 or younger: 5

Winners in their 20s: 14

Winners in their 30s: 17

Winners in their 40s: 5

Number of No. 1 players to win: 2 (Greg Norman, 1994; Tiger Woods, 2001)

Number of top-5 players to win: 5

Number of winners ranked outside the top 50: 4, Steve Elkington (1991); Craig Perks (2002); Fred Funk (2005); Stephen Ames (2006).

Lowest-ranked players to win: Craig Perks, 2002 (No. 203); Steve Elkington, 1991 (68); Stephen Ames, 2006 (64); Fred Funk, 2005 (59)

Average OWGR of winner: 29.4

Average age of winner: 33

Average height of winner: 6-foot

Shortest winner: 5-foot-7, Lee Trevino (1980); Tim Clark (2010)

Tallest winner: 6-foot-3, Davis Love III (1992, 2003); Phil Mickelson (2007)

Average weight of winner: 177 pounds

Lightest winner: 150 pounds, Jodie Mudd (1990)

Heaviest winner: 200 pounds, Raymond Floyd (1981); Craig Perks (2002); Phil Mickelson (2007)

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Editor's note: For complete Players Championship coverage, check out our microsite dedicated to this week's tournament by clicking here.

Notes: Players Championship began in 1974. Official World Golf Ranking began in 1986. Tournament moved to TPC Sawgrass in 1982.

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