Tiger Woods' title drought ends at last, claims first win since 2013

Tiger Woods' five-year, 1,876 day title drought has come to an end in style, taking out the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta, Georgia this morning.

Leading the field coming into the final day this morning, Woods got off to a flier with a birdie on the first hole, aided by competitors Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy dropping shots.

Woods' last tournament victory came at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational back in 2013, before a run of both poor form and injury bought his dominance to a crashing halt.

However, Woods has threatened to end his woes in 2018, finishing runner up at both the Valspar Invitational and PGA Championship so far this year.

A blemish free front nine ensured that Woods held his advantage midway through the final round, couple with a +1 from Rose, while a double bogey on the seventh from McIlroy saw the Northern Irishman drop out of title contention altogether.

Woods stumbled to start the back nine though, with a bogey on the 10th dropping him back to an even par, while American Billy Horschel proved to be the next closest challenger, overtaking Rose to sit four shots behind the runaway leader.

A birdie on the 13th was quickly undone by back-to-back bogeys on the 15th and 16th holes, dropping Woods' advantage at the top back to just two shots.

Horschel though, would finish his round at -9 for the tournament, giving Woods the advantage heading into the final hole of the day, needing a double bogey or better to take the crown.

In the end, Woods' class showed, sinking a par on the final hole to claim the 2018 PGA Tour Championship title.


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