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Tiger Woods Year By Year: Will 2013 Be One Of His Best?

03/13/2013 12:53 pm ET

As Meat Loaf sang, two out of three ain't bad.

With two wins in his first three PGA Tour starts of the season, Tiger Woods is already on a roll in 2013. In two weeks, he'll have a chance to match his 2012 PGA Tour win total in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. Win or lose at Bay Hill, Woods will arrive at Augusta in April for the Masters with high expectations and a chance to take a step closer to Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 majors. Woods has been stuck on 14 since winning the 2008 U.S. Open.

"To be able to bring it out a couple times so far this year – and then be able to close and get the Ws on top of that – that's nice," Woods said on Monday, a day after winning the WGC-Cadillac Championship, via The Associated Press. "Any time I can win prior to Augusta, it always feels good."

Woods' victory at Doral made him the early favorite to win the Masters, according to Kelly Tilghman of The Golf Channel. A win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational -- where he's the defending champion -- could help him to reclaim the No. 1 world ranking. Another early win could also set the stage for Woods to have one of the best seasons of his career. For a golfer with 76 career PGA Tour wins, that would require him to take home plenty more silverware.

Is he up to it? How will 2013 stack up against some of Woods' best years? To put Woods' hot start in perspective, here is a year-by-year breakdown of Woods' career PGA Tour wins.

Tiger Woods' Year-By-Year Wins Record
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