Tiger Woods managed among one of the most unbelievable resurgences in the background of golf, as well as maybe sporting activity generally, on Sunday as he won the Scenic tour Champion at East Lake.
Woods delivered the flawless ending to his wonderful return from four back surgeries on Sunday with a performance that felt like the old days. But his struggles have dated back to the highly public unraveling of his marriage and private life almost nine years ago.
As Woods approached the final hole with a lead, he said he played like "every weekend hacker", just trying his best not to mess up.
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"The 80 mark is a big number", he said.
"I kept saying 'Hey, I could still play this out of bounds.' But once I got the ball on the green I gave (caddie) Joey (LaCava) a high five because I knew it was done".
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All the focus was on Woods however, who is looking to put right a poor Ryder Cup record that is out of keeping with his stunning achievements elsewhere in golf. You still have to go out and play the golf, but I'll take a squad with a suddenly-smoking best player of all time in its team room. As he walked the fairway on the 18th hole Sunday afternoon, a large crowd began chanting his name and swarming onto the course.
Once the unquestioned No. 1 golfer in the world, Tiger entered the year ranked 656th in the world.
After recuperating from his surgeries treating his back pain and missing out on the Masters for the first time in his career, Woods made a comeback to Golf via PGA Tour Championship. What he missed was a sight, unlike anything we see in sports. It's probably the biggest, grandest event in all golf but it'll add that much more excitement I believe.
They waited more than five years for this moment.
Just a year earlier, in fact, he was rated No. 1,199 among worldwide golfers, and he'd just wrapped up a fourth back surgery - no small feat for a man who makes a living on the golf course.
Furyk said that Woods, who will be playing in his eighth Ryder Cup, had grown into his role as an elder statesman of the American team. "I remember watching the 2000 U.S. Open with my grandfather when I was 12 years old, and Tiger won that tournament by 15 shots".
'I felt more pressure as I was throwing it away, but when I got back to knowing what I had to do I clicked into gear in the nick of time, ' he said.