Tiger Woods Wins Masters, His 15th Major Golf Championship

Tiger Woods Wins Masters, His 15th Major Golf Championship

But the 43-year-old Woods, who two years ago was barely hitting 60-yard shots as he worked his way back from spinal fusion surgery in April 2017, turned back the clock to deliver the sporting world a tale of redemption unlike any other.

Woods has gone 11 years since he won his last major and 14 since a green jacket was slipped over his red shirt and closed with a 2 under 70 for a one-shot victory. I'm starting to have a little pop on the bat out there, which was good to see.

"Running the numbers on how long it'll take me to get to 15". It also breathed new life into a decades-long debate about whether the 15-times major victor can catch Jack Nicklaus (18) on the all-time list. Coming up 18 I was just trying to make a five.

Woods finished on 13 under par, one shot ahead of the chasing pack on an astonishing final day at the hallowed course in Georgia on Sunday.

"The Tour Championship is obviously the hottest 30 guys for the year, so to be able to do that against Rory and Rosey there gave me a lot of confidence going into this year. My dad was here in 1997 and now I'm the dad with two kids there", he said.

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"To come back here and play as well as I did has meant so much to me and my family - this tournament, and to have everyone here is something I'll never forget".

" To have my kids there, it's come full circle".

"They were at the Open previous year when I had the lead, made a few mistakes, and cost myself a chance to win". That ball on 12, if it's one yard further left it probably goes in the bunker and the third shot on 15, it could easily not have clipped the tree and sometimes it is your day, sometimes it isn't, but I'm really happy of the way I felt out there.

'I fought hard today as well and think I made a few new fans with those two double bogeys. When I tapped in I don't know what I did, I know I screamed.

Players from across the sport offered congratulations to the champion on social media, including Nicklaus, who said the win was "fantastic for the game of golf".

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