"I was just trying to plod my way through the course all day".
" To have my kids there, it's come full circle".
Tiger Woods has won a fifth Masters.
Two years ago he didn't know if he would play golf again, now Tiger Woods has ended an 11 year major drought to claim his fifth US Masters title after an incredible final round at Augusta. And now I'm the dad [and the kids are here].
With the clapped-out auto parked on the way into Augusta National warning of eternal damnation, weather warnings of lightning and the Lazarus-like potential of Tiger Woods the final day of the Masters had oozed biblical metaphors.More news: Respawn Co-Founder Jason West Has Joined Epic Games
"He became Tiger Woods of old".
Woods shot a final round of two under par 70 to finish at 13 under, one stroke clear of Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka.
"It's overwhelming. Because of what transpired past year - I was lucky to be playing again".
"Jack Nicklaus is the greatest champion - there's no doubt about that".
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'[It is] Unreal for me to experience this, my mom was here and she was there in 97 as well.
"Wooooooo!" Woods screamed as he headed for the scoring room with chants of "Tiger!"
Masters officials were forced to make the rare move of sending out final-round competitors in threesomes off two tees due to an impending storm.
Fallen hero, crippled star, and now a Masters champion again.
However, an eagle on 15 for Patrick Cantlay put the American atop the leaderboard at -12, only for Schauffele to join him after a birdie at 14 while Brooks Koepka made an eagle at 13 to draw level with Woods and Molinari.More news: FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Severe weather outbreak likely Saturday
Woods was met by his mother Kultida and his children Charlie and Sam, and shared a highly emotional moment which brought back echoes of the past. The two double bogeys ended his Green Jacket bid.