Tiger Woods completes greatest comeback to end 11-year drought, wins The Masters

Tiger Woods completes greatest comeback to end 11-year drought, wins The Masters

Tiger Woods completed the greatest ever comeback in the history of golf after winning his 15th major title at Augusta National last weekend.

Having gone eleven years without a silverware owing to injuries and personal issues, the American golfer beat Xander Schauffele with just one point to win the prestigious prize.

The 43-year-old closed the game with a 2-under 70 for a one-shot victory to spark up emotions from his fans across the globe.

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Woods celebrated the victory with his mother and his children Sam and Charlie before being decorated with the green jacket.

Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka and Schauffele all finished just one point behind Woods while Tony Finau completes the top five with two points short of the winner.

The 43-year-old however needs three more major titles to equal the record set by 79-year-old Jack Nicklaus.

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Sunday's victory was Woods 81st victory on the PGA Tour, one title away from the career record held by Sam Snead.

After his victory, Tiger Woods appreciated his family and friends for their supports all through his trying times.

"I can’t thank my family, friends and fans enough for their support. Having my family by my side today is something I will never forget. Woods tweeted after his triumph at Augusta National.

"To not only be able to play again, but to be able to win again, is something I will forever be grateful for. This jacket sure is comfortable."

Tiger Woods won his first major title in 1997 and became the youngest golfer to win the Masters title.

His victory on Sunday has now taken his major titles tally to 15 with several other trophies in his cabinet.

Masters: 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005 and 2019

PGA Championship: 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007

US Open: 2000, 2002 and 2008

Open: 2000, 2005 and 2006

Legit.ng earlier reported that Mick Schumacher, son of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher, stepped into the cockpit of a Ferrari F1 car and drove his first test laps at the in-season test in Bahrain.

The 50-year-old remains the most successful grand prix driver in history and became a household name after winning five titles with Ferrari.

According to BBC, Mick posted a best lap of 1:32:552 placing him eighth in the standings.

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