The historic return of the idol Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods - Golf Digest
Augusta, USA (GOLFEMPRESAS) – In capital letters TIGER WOODS WONED THE MASTERS.
The 2019 Masters distributes the largest prize pool in history with $ 11.5 million but nothing was greater than the victory of the greatest golfer of the century, 43 years after overcoming a series of surgeries in the historic return to the podium. p>
Tiger Woods was cheered by the thrilled crowd who gathered at Augusta National to keep up with the best golfers in the world.
The idol did the feat again. He won The Masters after 14 years, his first Major since 2008 when he won the U.S. Open.
Woods started the historic Sunday two strokes behind Italian Francesco Molinari who kept the lead until the 15th hole.
The biggest golf idol took advantage of Molinari's bogey in hole 15 and put the birdie on, turning the game and growing until the end, when he received the hug of his son and his mother, with thousands of spectator chanting his name. >
Woods won the Masters for the fifth time and got his 15th major.
The feud shook political leaders and stars of other sports, as recompiled the Reuters news agency:
American President Donald Trump wrote "a true Grand Champion!"
Former United States President Barack Obama said after so many ups and downs "come back and win the Masters and a certificate of excellence, determination and determination";
Jack Nicklaus, the golfing idol of the previous century commented, "I'm happy for him and the golf game. It was just fantastic. "
The great tennis player Serena Williams said he welcomed Tiger Woods a million times because "he and my inspiration".
Three-time NBA championship basketball champion Stephen Curry has called it "the biggest payback in the sport's history." called the performance "greatest comeback story in sports."
Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady said "what a performance!"
Tiger was congratulated one by one by the Masters' biggest players after the feat, with most of them indicating that he was their sporting idol in childhood or adolescence.
Until much of the great Brazilian press that ignores the golf daily opened space for the great sport feat of Tiger Woods.
1 Tiger Woods -13 F -2 70 68 67 70 275
T2 Dustin Johnson -12 F -4 68 70 70 68 276
T2 Xander Schauffele -12 F -4 73 65 70 68 276
T2 Brooks Koepka -12 F -2 66 71 69 70 276
T5 Jason Day -11 F -5 70 67 73 67 277
T5 Webb Simpson -11 F -2 72 71 64 70 277
T5 Tony Finau -11 F E 71 70 64 72 277
T5 Francesco Molinari -11 F +2 70 67 66 74 277
T9 Jon Rahm -10 F -4 69 70 71 68 278 23 25 2
T9 Patrick Cantlay -10 F -4 73 73 64 68 278
T9 Rickie Fowler -10 F -3 70 71 68 69 278