After all the scandals, all the injuries, all the surgeries, all the drama, all the he’s-done declarations, Tiger Woods has won the Masters in 2019.
NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that nearly 11 years after his last major victory — the longest drought in golf history — Woods won the Masters by 1 stroke with a bravura 70 final round, keeping his head while the best of the next generation of golfers lost theirs.
Six golfers held at least a share of the lead over the day, five tied with only a handful of holes left.
But as it was in 1997, so it was 22 years later: Woods walking off the 18th green to delirious cheers, another green jacket awaiting him — his 15 major win in total.
“Tiger! Tiger! Tiger!” the crowd around 18 yelled, a comeback complete.
The win brought an emotion rarely seen from Woods, who threw up his arms in triumph, unable to wipe the smile off his face.
A fist pump. A scream. A massive hug from his son Charlie, who wasn’t born the last time Tiger won one of these.
It was total euphoria at Augusta National.
Tiger Woods won The Masters – claiming a sensational first Major title since 2008.
Woods took advantage of a collapse from Francesco Molinari in the back nine to clinch a history Major title.
Perfectly-timed birdies on the 15th and 16th holes saw Woods pull away from the pack, as it looked like it was destined to be a five-way play-off for some time.
The Augusta crowd went wild for Woods, as history was made in front of their eyes.
(Yahoo News/Mirror/Sky Sports)