Tiger Woods won his first golf major championship in 11 years on Sunday when he won The Masters for the fifth time.
BREAKING: Tiger Woods wins his fifth Masters and 15th major title, completing a comeback from back surgeries and personal scandal that derailed his career. https://t.co/R0tovzj1wY pic.twitter.com/YOaNSnucc3
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) April 14, 2019
TIGER IS BACK.
Tiger Woods wins the 2019 Masters, breaking an 11-year major drought. pic.twitter.com/m7U68zQ1ll
— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) April 14, 2019
Tiger Woods has won #TheMasters. I never thought that we'd see it again. What an incredible comeback.
— David Hookstead (@dhookstead) April 14, 2019
Certainly a historic moment for not only Woods but the game of golf.
— Martha MacCallum (@marthamaccallum) April 14, 2019
I am literally in tears watching @TigerWoods this is Greatness like no other. Knowing all you have been through physically to come back and do what you just did today? Wow Congrats a million times! I am so inspired thank you buddy.
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) April 14, 2019
— Jack Nicklaus (@jacknicklaus) April 14, 2019
President Trump offered his congratulations to Tiger.
Congratulations to @TigerWoods., a truly Great Champion!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 14, 2019
The debate will begin over where this ranks among the great sports comebacks in sports history.
Surely the greatest sporting comeback ever? pic.twitter.com/FTup3UESxT
— Jim White (@JimWhite) April 14, 2019
— Matt Barrie (@MattBarrie) April 14, 2019
I hope everyone appreciates watching the greatest comeback story in the history of sports. Soak it in. #TheMasters ?
— Danny Kanell (@dannykanell) April 14, 2019
Tiger now has 15 major championships, which is three short of the all-time record held by Jack Nicklaus.
He now has five Masters titles, which is only one short of that record, also held by Jack Nicklaus.