Tiger Woods has won his first golfing victory in two years.
The shamed golfer was tied on the 18th hole with Zach Johnson before finally getting the victory at the Chevron World Challenge in Thousand Oaks on Sunday.
He punched the air with glee and waved to fans and seemed relieved. “It feels great,” Tiger said. “It feels awesome.”
At times throughout the game Tiger seemed anxious and the atmosphere was electric as fans cheered him on with chants of “Take it home today Tiger!”
It wasn’t an easy game with the windy weather and chilly day, but Tiger seemed focused on finally putting his demons to bed.
The once number one golfer fell spectacularly from grace after his world imploded Thanksgiving, 2009 when a fight with his wife Elin Nordegren led to revelations that he’d had numerous affairs.
Tiger went into rehab for sex addiction but it wasn’t enough to save the marriage and the couple eventually divorced.
Tiger’s squeaky clean image seemed forever tarnished. He lost millions in endorsement deals and his golf game went down the tubes.
Many golf experts openly talked about it being over for Tiger.
They may have to rethink their analysis after today. At least on the course, it looks like Tiger’s brought the magic back