Tiger Woods captures fifth Masters golf title

Molinari sits alone atop The Masters leaderboard at 13-under-par

Molinari sits alone atop The Masters leaderboard at 13-under-par

An all-American trio of three-time major victor Brooks Koepka, world number two Dustin Johnson and Xander Schauffele shared second on 276. When I tapped in I don't know what I did, I know I screamed. "To have the injuries and come back and do what he has done, it has been tremendous to watch".

His dream of surpassing Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major victories appeared over but Sunday threw up one of sport's greatest stories ever told and gives him a glimmer of hope of becoming golf's most decorated player in history.

"I am literally in tears watching TigerWoods this is Greatness like no other".

The 43-year-old has capped off a remarkable return to golf's top echelons following persistent back problems and troubles in his personal life, which almost led him to an early retirement from the sport he adores.

Woods showed he still had the game to compete with the world's best when he triumphed in last year's Tour Championship, his first victory of any kind since 2013.

Tiger Woods celebrates on the 18th hole after winning the 2019 Masters.

Sunday's victory by Tiger was massive in more ways than one.

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He is now on remand in custody awaiting sentencing at Southwark Crown Court over his bail breach. He feared that if he was taken to Sweden, he would be handed to the USA authorities.

The comeback is complete.

With Finau also carding a bogey and Koepka dropping a shot at the sixth, Molinari suddenly found himself alone at the top of the leaderboard with a three-shot advantage.

The ice cool Italian, however, would not be rattled, rolling in a clutch 13-footer for birdie at the eighth, with Woods also gaining a shot.

Schauffele got there on birdies at 14 and 15 and Koepka by answering a double bogey at the par-3 12 with an eagle at 13 and birdie at 15.

Woods sent his drive at 10 way right, forcing him to chip out and leading to a bogey.

The Masters, which has not had a Monday conclusion since 1983, made a decision to cancel its green jacket ceremony at the 18th green in order to hurry spectators to the exits faster.

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