The legendary man got his first PGA Tour win since 2013 on Sunday at the Tour Championship. More than five years after his last PGA Tour victory, Tiger Woods became a winner again, capping off one of the most remarkable comebacks in golf history.
The 42-year-old Woods, who returned from an extended absence after spinal fusion surgery in December, has played a comeback season in which his contended several times. As Woods played the 18th hole with the win in sight, fans ran onto the fairway, following the sueprstar. They rushed the course, forming a massive crowd around Woods. This was pure pandemonium. Fans chased after any inch of gras they could find to watch the ending.
“I didn’t want to get run over,” Woods said with a laugh, for lovers his felt just as big as a major, maybe better considering where Woods had been. “I can’t believe I pulled this off,” Woods said Sunday during the trophy presentation at the Tour Championship, where he gave thousands of estatic fans at East Lake, and millionns more around the world, what they wanted to see, and what they thought they might never see again.