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Tiger Woods' Masters win is a great sporting comeback story

Woods underwent surgery on his back for a fourth time in April 2017, which by his own admission was the last throw of the dice in respect of saving a record-breaking career that had regressed towards deep turmoil. In the lead-up to that operation, a spinal ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

In Fairytale Comeback, Tiger Woods Ends 11-year Drought to Win Masters in Augusta

Woods parred 17 and walked up to the 18th green to crowds 20-people deep applauding with delight, but he kept a stoic visage until the job was complete, a tap-in for bogey followed by a fist pump and a scream of joy in celebration of one of the greatest ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

One of my biggest wins: Tiger Woods after winning Masters, his first major in 11 years

Tiger Woods completed one of sport's greatest comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket. A gritty two-under 70 clinched a one-shot victory over Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka and Xander ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Tiger Woods Forges Masters Comeback: Obama And Trump Congratulate, Serena Williams in Tears

“Congratulations, Tiger!” former president Obama tweeted. “To come back and win the Masters after all the highs and lows is a testament to excellence, grit, and determination.” Congratulations, Tiger! To come back and win the Masters after all the highs and ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

'It feels like I have come full circle' – Tiger Woods celebrates Masters win

When Tiger Woods won the Masters for the first time in 1997 the first person he met when he came off the 18th green was his father, Earl. Twenty-two years later, when he won it for the fifth, it was his 10-year-old son, Charlie, and his 11-year-old daughter, Sam ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Tiger Woods on Masters victory: 'It's going to take a bit of time to sink in'

That is how Tiger Woods attempted to describe an extraordinary Sunday. A fifth green jacket, his first major win in 11 years; a story that the world had resigning itself to never seeing again. It has already been coined by many as the greatest sporting comeback ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

How Tiger Woods' latest Masters title could have a bigger impact on golf than his first

In the aftermath of Tiger Woods' triumphant return to Masters glory, there is no precise way to calculate how much golf and the champion himself might be transformed and energized from a marketing perspective. But there is a sense in all corners of the ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Tiger Woods's Masters Win, Roar by Roar

The Tiger Roar is the sound that spectators make when they witness Tiger Woods doing something amazing—usually, and more specifically, sinking a putt or a chip for a birdie, while he's at or near the top of the leaderboard, in the later stages of a tournament ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Why Tiger Woods's Masters Win Was Different This Time

With a bogey putt on the 18th green that gave him a score of 13-under for the tournament, Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters and 15th major overall. At 43, he became the second-oldest winner in Masters history. It was his first victory at Augusta since 2005 and ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Will resurgent Tiger Woods beat Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 majors?

Woods's triumph at Augusta National on Sunday took his major haul to 15. Suddenly, from the recent position where the discussion felt irrelevant, Jack Nicklaus's record tally of 18 is back within view. “I don't know if Jack is worried or not,” said Woods. “I really ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Gambler who won $1.2 million on Tiger Woods' 2019 Masters victory: "I had never placed a bet on sports in my life"

As James Adducci watched Tiger Woods' pursuit of history in the final round of the Masters on a 23-inch TV screen in a "tiny, jail cell-sized" room in his parents' house in a rural Wisconsin town, he had to continually wake up his father. His father, at age 82, ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Tiger Woods Wins 2019 Golf Masters in Major Comeback

(AUGUSTA, Ga.) — Fallen hero, crippled star, and now a Masters champion again. Tiger Woods rallied to win the Masters for the fifth time Sunday, a comeback that goes well beyond the two-shot deficit he erased before a delirious audience at Augusta ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Tiger Woods Wins Masters, Once Again Is Golf's Biggest Star

Nike released a short video within seconds of Woods holing his winning putt, showing various images of him over the years and with the message, "It's crazy to think a 43-year-old who has experienced every high and every low, and has just won his 15th ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

What Tiger Woods said after winning the Masters: 'Right up there' with best wins

Tiger Woods made them all roar Sunday and the entire world heard the noise emanating from the gallery around the 18 at Augusta National. Woods won his fifth Masters by a single shot in a final round that was pushed up just enough to finish before the ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

How Tiger Woods Completed One of the Greatest Comebacks in Sports

The most thrilling comeback in American sports history had to be completed at Augusta, at the Masters on a Sunday afternoon in April. After all, the Augusta National Golf Club is where Tiger Woods, 22 years ago, first burst into our cultural consciousness, like ...
Monday, April 15, 2019

Tiger Woods wins the Masters in dramatic fashion

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The roars were never louder. Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters on Sunday in dramatic fashion, taking the lead on the 15th hole and sending the patrons at Augusta National into a frenzy as they witnessed one of the game's greatest players ...
Monday, April 15, 2019