Tiger Woods Wins The Masters, Captures First Major Since 2008

Rex Christensen
April 15, 2019

After 11 years, Woods found himself atop the leaderboard in a major, winning the 2019 Masters in Augusta, Ga.by one stroke.

He scooped up 10-year-old Charlie, born a year after Woods won his 14th major at Torrey Pines in the 2008 U.S Open.

If players are able to finish their final rounds and a champion is determined Sunday, patrons won't get to see the traditional green jacket ceremony, in which the previous year's victor (in this case, Patrick Reed) slips a green jacket on the new champion. "Yeah buddy! It fits!" he said. It was his 81st victory on the PGA Tour, one title away from the career record held by Sam Snead.

Bettors can get 5-to-1 odds on Woods to tie Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major titles (he's now at 15) and 10-to-1 to break the record.

Baltimore Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III, who shares a similar story with career-threatening injuries, expressed his happiness about Woods' triumph and said to "never doubt a champion".

"Last year I was just very lucky to be playing again".

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And their supporters are being reminded that this is potentially a historic season everywhere they look. And Raheem Sterling's first half goal set them on their way.

"Congratulations to @TigerWoods", tweeted Trump, who earlier this year played golf with Woods.

"My mom was here, she was here in '97 as well".

Tough loss, although I can't quite say I feel sorry for any of these sportsbooks...because I don't. This is up there. "To have the opportunity to come back like this, it's probably one of the biggest wins I've ever had for sure because of it". "My dad was here in 97 (when he won his first Masters) and now I'm the dad with two kids there". "I learned from those, and was able to seal the deal today". Just the opposite of a year ago when hardly anyone was a Patrick Reed fan when he won, it seemed EVERYONE was a Tiger fan on Sunday.

Molinari said he knew it could be a tough challenge holding off Woods, who has a history of making memorable charges on the final day of major tournaments, especially at Augusta.

Sporting a red mock turtleneck in a nod to his last win at Augusta in 2005, and chewing gum throughout, Woods maintained his cushion to edge world No.2 Dustin Johnson, three-time major champion Brooks Koepka and another American Xander Schauffele.

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