Tiger Woods has done it again, winning his 80th PGA tour trophy and ending a five year drought.
The 14 major winner did it in Atlanta, amidst a roaring cheer by the crowd. It was vintage Woods, wowing the Golf crowd all over again.
“I would love to win this event. I’ve got a bunch of guys behind me who are playing well. We’ll see what happens,” said Woods on Saturday, going into the final round today.
He won the Tour Championship by two shots at 11 under par. Fellow American Billy Horschel came second with 9 under par.
The American, 42, shot a one-over 71 in Atlanta for his 80th PGA Tour title.
It marks a remarkable return to the top for Woods, who was ranked world number 1,199 less than a year ago after having spinal fusion surgery.
England’s world number one Justin Rose finished tied fourth to secure the overall FedEx Cup which determines the season-long PGA Tour champion.
Rose birdied the 18th at East Lake for a 73 to seal the…