In a spectacular comeback to past glory, Tiger Woods won the Masters, his first major victory in more than 10 years.
Woods won his fifth green jacket, surprising his fans on Sunday as he advanced in the fourth round of the tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Francesco Molinari topped the final day of the Masters, with Woods tied for second place, two strokes back. At the 18th hole, Woods had a two-shot lead. This was the first tournament Woods won after failing to lead or co-lead for 54 holes.
Woods, 43, had already won the Masters in 1997, 2001, 2002 and 2005, but had not won a championship for nearly 11 years. With his last win, he has 15 major titles to his credit, placing him three behind record holder Jack Nicklaus, who has 18.
In the years following his previous victory in 2005, he underwent multiple surgeries, including his back, the death of his father, Earl Woods, in 2006, the marriage of it became a tabloid in 2009 and divorce. for a DUI in 2017. In 2017, he also underwent his fourth back surgery, a spinal fusion, to relieve his back and leg pain. Last month, he also retired from the Arnold Palmer Invitational Tournament due to a neck strain.
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