Breaking: Tiger Woods wins Augusta Masters, his 15th major title

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Tiger Woods: winner of 2019 Augusta Masters title. PGA Tour photo

Golf legend, Tiger Woods on Sunday ended his 11-year major title drought by winning Augusta Masters, his fifth green jacket and 15th major title.

Woods fired a final-round two-under par 70 to finish on 13-under 275 for a one-shot victory to capture a $2.07 million (1.82 million euros) top prize and the green jacket symbolizing Masters supremacy.

The 43 year-old American is now three titles away from Jack Nicklaus, who holds a record 18 major titles.

To win with one stroke, Woods seized the top of the leaderboard at Augusta National Golf Club from Italy’s Francesco Molinari, who was overnight leader on Saturday.

Molinari, the reigning British Open champion had seized the 54-hole lead on 13-under par 203 with Woods and Finau two strokes behind.

Brooks Koepka, last year’s US Open and PGA Championship winner, began three adrift with fellow American Webb Simpson, the 2012 US Open, and England’s Ian Poulter…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria