Woods and Molinari set for back-nine Masters showdown

Woods and Molinari set for back-nine Masters showdown

Woods beat 12-1 odds to win the green jacket, in a stunning comeback, his first Masters win in 14 years.

When his final tap in bogey putt disappeared into the cup, Woods delivered one of his trademark fist pumps and then raised both arms in the air while screaming in absolute delight as the crowd chanted, "Tiger, Tiger, Tiger".

Molinari took a two-shot lead into the final round and was still two ahead with seven holes to play, only to hit his tee shot on the daunting par-three 12th into Rae's Creek to run up a double bogey.

Before Sunday, Woods had not won a major tournament in more than a decade, with his last victory being at the U.S. Open in 2008.

That Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler, Xander Schauffele, Bubba Watson, Ian Poulter, Brooks Koepka, Bernhard Langer and Adam Scott stood to shake the hand of a victorious Tiger Woods as he headed to sign his Sunday scorecard at Augusta National proved a sign of things to come.

"The golf course has always had a special place in my heart", Woods said after winning the 2000 U.S. Open.

Woods had never won a major after trailing after three rounds, but he took the Masters by the scruff of the neck in a late surge with birdies at the 13th, 15th and 16th.

This is a breaking news story. Before taxes, Woods just made him a millionaire after winning his fifth Masters. This year, my finishes don't really reflect it, but I was starting to shape the golf ball the way that I know I can, which I needed for this week.

Prowling Tiger produces roars at Augusta as leaderboard a logjam of stars
Justin Hading, who surged to the top of the leaderboard for much of Round 1, was still in the hunt at six-under par. Bryson DeChambeau, who shared the 18-hole lead with Koepka, went bogey-double bogey around the turn and shot 75.

National Enquirer for sale as tabloid feels heat from…
Attorneys for Bezos, the world's richest man, have been engaged in negotiations regarding his electronics. A phone message seeking comment from Chatham was not immediately returned.

Rose Leslie's Game of Thrones sex scene with Kit Harington was awkward
Talking about the buzz around the show, the same is huge at national, as well as, at the global level. Liam Cunningham first appeared as Davos Seaworth on the hit HBO drama in Season 2.

"I think 18 is a whole lot closer than people think", he said. "I am so happy for him and for the game of golf".

The golfing champion's game suffered after he went through four different back surgeries and four different knee surgeries.

He admits he struggled with everyday tasks such as getting out of bed, driving and taking his kids to school, and is widely reported to have confided at the pre-Masters Champions Dinner a couple of years ago: "I'm done". "I could barely walk".

Woods, who used to nearly disdain the press, patiently and with a smile answered reporters' questions for close to an hour and was never condescending, even to the most inane question, as he might have been in the past. I couldn't sit. Couldn't lay down.

Getty Francesco Molinari and Tiger Woods dueled for the 2019 Masters. I really couldn't so much of anything. But that also means that it was not a great day for bookmakers across the land, who had to pay out all those Tiger bets.

Back in the winners' circle at The Masters, after a 14-year gap, over $2m richer and up to number six in the world, Woods stressed that his highlight was celebrating the day with his children. Woods sprayed his shot well right of the fairway - but was extremely fortunate to have a sightline to the green. Later after his win, many of sports' biggest names weighed in with congratulations, including LeBron James, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Magic Johnson and Steph Curry.

"Having my family by my side today is something I will never forget".

Related Articles