Masters champion Tiger Woods is adding to his international travels at the end of this year, announcing Wednesday night that he will compete in Japan for the first time in 13 years at the new Zozo Championship.
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14 years after his last Augusta title, 11 years after his last Major win, 9 years after public shame; Woods finds his golden touch, gets back the swagger, gives golf a new lifeline and pens sports’ greatest comeback tale.
If Tiger Woods’ victory at the 2019 Masters is among the greatest comebacks in sports history — and it is at least a leading candidate — its origin will forever be traced to what happened on the 12th hole on Sunday.
Tiger Woods brought the roars back to the famed venue with a brilliant four-under-par 68, putting himself on track for a fifth Green Jacket. At six-under-par 138, the American is just one shot off the leaders heading into 'moving day'.
Tiger Woods rallied to defeat fellow American Patrick Cantlay 4&2 and Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy prevailed over England's Matthew Fitzpatrick by the same score. That put both in Saturday's round of 16.