Tiger Woods wins Masters to end decade in the wilderness

Tiger Woods reacts to his birdie putt on 15 during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday

But in the mix in the last day of the Masters, Woods drew in casual golf fans from all over the globe to tune in to see if he could do it, with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola openly admitting he might watch the tournament over Liverpool-Chelsea.

Woods came alive on the second nine with birdies at 13, 15 and 16, while his main rivals found trouble, leaving the 43-year-old to claim a fifth Masters title, and 15th major victory that seemed so improbable for so long.

While Woods and Molinari held the spotlight, there were other Green Jacket contenders lurking in the shadows, with twice U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka and big-hitting Tony Finau just two off the pace.

"I was just trying to plod my way along the golf course all day", said Woods.

" To have my kids there, it's come full circle". And what a remarkable return it was for Tiger Woods.

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Woods, 43, shot a 2-under par score of 70 to win his first green jacket since 2005, ending a near 15-year drought at the Masters while also getting him his first overall major victory for the first time since the 2008 U.S. Open.

All those moments built to Sunday, when Woods was once again his old familiar dominating self.

All eyes were on overnight leader Francesco Molinari, who led by two shots, Woods and the weather when play began as the race for the Green Jacket turned into a final sprint with the forecast predicting rain and thunderstorms.

"It's overwhelming. Because of what transpired previous year - I was lucky to be playing again".

Officials changed the format for the final round - switching play to groups of three instead of two, and having golfers start from two separate tees, the 1st and the 18th.

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