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Tiger Woods produced an awesome performance to win 2019 Masters tournament

Discussion in 'Golf' started by No1 Man Utd fan, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. No1 Man Utd fan

    No1 Man Utd fan New Member

    Tiger Woods produced a scintillating finish to win a fifth Masters title and end an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major.

    In a spectacular return to past glory, Woods completed a comeback from personal and professional adversity to win the 2019 Masters on Sunday.

    He produced a scintillating finish to win a fifth Masters title and end an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major. He entered the final day tied for second place, two shots behind Francesco Molinari. By the 18th hole, he held a two-shot lead.

    With that cushion, he bogeyed the last hole to shoot a two-under-par 70 on Sunday, winning the tournament with a score of 13 under par. Three players finished a stroke behind him.

    There were raucous celebrations around the 18th green as Woods finished with a two-under-par 70 to win on 13 under, one clear of fellow Americans Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka.

    Woods, written off by so many so often as he battled back problems in recent years, punched the air in delight, a wide smile across his face, before celebrating with his children at the back of the green.

    It took 3,954 days for to win his 15th major. In the time between the 2008 US Open and Sunday's triumph at the Masters, Woods has gone through a series of highs and lows.

    Woods energized fans as he pulled ahead during the Masters’ fourth round in Augusta, his triumph marked his fifth Masters title; he previously won the green jacket awarded its victor in 1997, 2001, 2002, and 2005.

    Sunday’s win also was the first time he had won any major without holding at least a share of the lead going into the final round. Woods now has 15 major titles under his belt, placing him three behind record holder Jack Nicklaus, who has 18.
     

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