Tiger Woods makes comeback with his fifth victory at The Masters

Tiger Woods makes comeback with his fifth victory at The Masters

The legendary golf tournament held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia has seen quite a few winners in its storied history - including Woods himself, back in his prime in the early 2000s - but today, it witnessed a comeback of sorts.

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He then quickly spotted his family and raced over to hug his children before making his way to the scorers room while being congratulated by his fellow golfers who lined the way. "When I tapped the putt in, I don't know what I did but I know I screamed".

The win comes 22 years after his first win at Augusta in 1997, and 14 his since his previous triumph on the course in 2005.

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Written off as too old and too beaten up from four back surgeries and multiple knee operations, Woods underwent a back fusion in 2017 and slowly returned to form.

As is tradition, last year's champion, Patrick Reed, put the jacket on Ryder Cup team-mate Woods and uttered "Yea buddy!" as he did so. Things turned around in 2018, with a win at the Tour Championship his first victory on tour in five years.

Woods finished top of the pile on Sunday at The Masters after beginning the day two shots behind Italian Francesco Molinari.

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