Transcript for Tiger Woods wins 5th Masters after incredible comeback
Yeah. Waking up a masters champion again this morning. His comeback epic, winning his first major tournament since 2008. T.J., this was just incredible. Just special. Augusta national is where the tiger ledge began. He was a 21-year-old skinny kid when he became the first person of color and youngest person to win the masters. History came after that, and then it came crashing down. Only a fall from grace like the one he took could make yesterday adds incredible as it was. The return to glory. Reporter: He is back. The moments don't come any bigger than this. Reporter: In one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, Tiger Woods returns to the pinnacle of golf. Winning the masters, his first major in 11 years. The completion, one of the great comebacks in any sport. Reporter: The Augusta national crowd erupted as tiger screamed and pumped his fist after securing his fifth masters win. The former number one golfer in the world was met by his 10-year-old son, Charlie, who wasn't even born the last time tiger won a major. Their embrace was reminiscent of the one tiger shared with his late father, Earl, back in 1997 after tiger's first masters win. It means so much to me and my family, this tournament, and to have everyone here, it's something I'll never, ever forget. Reporter: Tiger and his signature Sunday red started the day two shots behind the leaders, but gave us vintage tiger down the stretch. I'm compelled to say, oh my goodness. Reporter: The epic victory as many, after a series of personal and professional setbacks including a DUI arrest and a cheating scandal that led to a very public divorce. Hampered by surgeries, at one point his world ranking had fallen out of the top 1,000. I had, you know, serious doubts after, you know, what transpired a couple of years ago. I could barely walk. I couldn't sit. I I couldn't lay down or do much of anything. I don't think things get more special for me. The opportunity to come back from this, it's one of the biggest wins I have had for sure. We're back on track of him catching jack Nicklaus. Now it's within reach, and he was vintage tiger yesterday. The best of the best, that leaderboard, he had to fight them off, and the talk is he can make it to jack. That look in his eye. It was something to watch yesterday. It was fun. We're following a lot of
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