He began to show the extent of his extraordinary return to elite golf first in 2018, coming close to victory in two Majors before winning the Tour Championship. Eleven years since his last Major victory, and on the famed fairways of Augusta National where the Californian has won four times previously, the legendary golfer was rewarded for his exceptional perseverance. With this historic win, Woods has closed the gap on two longstanding records currently held by fellow Rolex Testimonee Jack Nicklaus of 18 career Major wins and six Masters victories. Joining Woods in the top 10 from the Rolex family were Australian Jason Day, USA’s Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka, and Spaniard Jon Rahm. Acknowledging the magnitude of his win after putting on the Green Jacket, Tiger Woods said: “It’s overwhelming.
Source: The Nation Bangkok April 25, 2019 06:00 UTC