The putt that sealed Tiger Woods' Masters win

The putt that sealed Tiger Woods' Masters win

The putt that sealed Tiger Woods' Masters win

The legendary golf tournament held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia has seen quite a few winners in its storied history - including Woods himself, back in his prime in the early 2000s - but today, it witnessed a comeback of sorts.

Tiger Woods has bounced back from a 10-year lean spell to win the US Golf Masters at Augusta.

Going into the final round, Woods was joint second on 11-under, two shots behind overnight leader Francesco Molinari.

Woods also captured his 15th career major crown, leaving him three behind Jack Nicklaus's record 18.

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It was the USA golfing icon's 15th major in all - and fifth win at Augusta - but the first time he has clinched one of golf's big four prizes since 2008. Woods last won at Augusta in 2005, while Gary Player had 13 years between his 1961 and 1974 wins.

When his final putt disappeared into the cup, Woods delivered one of his trademark fist pumps then raised both arms in the air screaming in absolute delight as the crowd chanted, "Tiger, Tiger, Tiger". Things turned around in 2018, with a win at the Tour Championship his first victory on tour in five years.

Molinari had played near flawless golf through the first three rounds, carding a single bogey, but on Sunday a bogey along with the two doubles during a miserable final round of two-over 74 left him two back of the victor.

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