Tiger Woods Wins Masters Championship


Javier Sarache Jr., Multimedia Editor

Tiger Woods collected his 15th major win, and his fifth Masters, at the 2019 Masters Tournament on Sunday.

Tiger finished 13 under following Brooks Koepka (-12) in second and Xander Schauffele (-12) in third. The crowds atmosphere went hectic as Woods hit his victory fist pump. Woods grabbed the top spot by himself with a birdie at the par-five 15th. He nearly holed out his tee shot at the par-three 16th and recorded his sixth birdie of the day and 22nd for the week.

Of the 4 majors in the Professional Golfers Association(PGA).Woods collected his 15th win. The 43-year-old hadn’t won a major championship since 2008, when he triumphed at the U.S. Opening tournament. Woods made history 22 years ago when he won his first Masters Tournament at age 21, the youngest champion ever in US golf history. until Sunday, he hadn’t won a major in more than 10 years.

His career became a rollercoaster, In 2009, his marriage fell apart, and he crashed his SUV after an early-morning argument with his wife. After their divorce in 2010, Woods went through four back surgeries, leaving in doubt whether he would ever be able to even play again. He was arrested in 2017 after being found asleep in his car with its engine running at traffic light. The media quickly targeted him as reckless driver

Woods established himself as the leader as his competition began. The threat of storms pushed up the starting time, with the final group teeing off at 9:20 a.m. He managed to hit birdie after birdie to increase lead to where there was no looking back.

But after a little over a decade in a drought, Woods once again wore the green jacket