Tiger Woods and 12 more of the best sporting comebacks in history

Tiger Woods and 12 more of the best sporting comebacks in history

Tiger Woods and 12 more of the best sporting comebacks in history

More than five years on from his previous PGA Tour win, a rejuvenated Woods completed a sensational comeback from multiple back surgeries by claiming an emotional victory in the final event of the FedEx Cup season.

Horschel closed the gap to four shots after after a four-under-par final round 66, but Woods looked to be in control. Once again, I was reminded why I love golf, and I went to the driving range as soon as Woods hoisted the trophy in the air once again.

After he hit his second shot to the par-5 18th safely in a bunker in front of the green, the crowd came through the ropes and followed behind in a chaotic celebration.

Only when he was on the green, the last one to putt after Rory McIlroy tapped in for birdie, did it start to sink in. "Obviously, I think there's a thorn in their side, and it's been that since 1993, and there's some veteran players that have played on a number of these teams that have never won on foreign soil".

"I believe this time Tiger Woods will be a definite asset", Europe's 2014-winning captain Paul McGinley said at the weekend.

"It's just hard to believe I've won the Tour Championship".

Now the NZMGA are hoping that a Ngāti Ruanui golfer who beat once beat Tiger Woods in a major tournament can help them develop the next generation of Māori golfers.

Woods, however, gave his army of fans roaring him on a scare though when back-to-back bogeys on the 15th and 16th holes cut his lead to two with two to play. This is the first time Woods will play in the Ryder Cup since 2010.

Despite an influx of talented young players in recent years, golf just hasn't been the same since Woods went away, his brilliant career derailed by debilitating injuries and personal demons.

"So yeah, I appreciate it a little bit more than I did because I don't take it for granted that I'm going to have another decade, two decades in my future of playing golf at this level". Teryn Schaefer presents the best social media posts from around the world of golf in "Good, Bad & Unusual" and after each day's play brings you the biggest talking points in "The Takeaway".

Stricker also won in Arizona and MS in consecutive starts in May for his first senior victories.

It also gives the USA squad some confidence.

McCarthy closed with a 6-under 65 for a four-stroke victory over Lucas Glover at Atlantic Beach Country Club.

Garcia has had his fair share of memorable Ryder Cup moments, but Europe will also again be able to turn to the talismanic Ian Poulter after he missed out on a playing role two years ago. Rose finished tied for fourth at six under to add the overall title to a list of achievements which already included an Olympic gold medal and a U.S. Open. He made $108,000 to finish seventh with $125,212 in the series for the top 75 players from the Web.com regular-season money list, Nos.

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