American golfing superstar Tiger Woods claims 15th major title [Photos]

By Clinton Nyabuto: Monday, April 15th 2019 at 13:24 GMT +3 | Golf
Tiger Woods makes a birdie at the 8th [Reuters]
American golfing superstar Tiger Woods sealed an epic comeback from scandals and injuries to win the 83rd Masters on Sunday, April 14 claiming his 15th major title.
 
The 43-year-old toppled his peers snatching his first major title since the 2008 US open ending an 11-year major drought.
 
Tiger Woods parred the 12th [Courtesy]
Woods made a return to the Masters after a spinal fusion surgery he underwent in 2017 that he feared could have a major negative impact in his life and career to win his fifth Masters title.
 
Tiger Woods narrowly missed a birdie at 14 [Courtesy]
The superstar finished on 13-under 275 for a one-shot victory after firing a final round two-under-par 70 to earn the $2.07 million top prize and a Green Jacket.
 
Tiger Woods birded the 15th to take lead [Courtesy]
Tiger woods celebrates at the 18th [Courtesy]
The spectators cheer on the 18th [Courtesy]
Woods was hailed by the spectators at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, in a thunderstorm threatened atmosphere the facility where he won his first major title back in 1997.
 
Tiger Woods celebrates with his family [Courtesy]

It will be one of the greatest Sundays to be remembered by the golfing superstar as he celebrated in the arms of his mother in front of a crowd chanting his name.

 

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