Transcript for Tiger Woods makes a major comeback at the Masters
We begin with that thrilling comeback an epic moment in sports. Golfer Tiger Woods who many thought would never return to dominance winning the prestigious masters championship today. His first major tournament victory in eleven years. Putting on that green jacket as he did for the first time in 1997. In an emotional hug first children and his mother of broken a memory from his very first victory there. Two years ago woods thought he might not ever golf again but tonight. He has triumph over scandal and serious health issues he's on track for greatness again here's ABC's dime a Sega. Tonight your tigers epic comeback. The legendary golfers sealing his masters win. Letting out a celebratory scream that had been bottled up for more than a decade. Overcome with emotion you can see tiger seeking out his family. Embracing his children and mother. The moment evokes memories of his first masters win. 22 years ago when he hugged his father now passed. You reduce but I and tap the pardon. I don't know what I did but I'm annoy screamed to have my kids there. It's it's come full circle if you don't mind my dad was here in the 97 and now I'm the dads with them what to kids and. Today's performance was didn't teach tigers battling through a crowded field at one point in the date the blind golfers were tied for the lead. But on the twelfth hole everything changed as several faulted tiger made his move. It was just say an amazing buzz out there to try to figure out what was going on. Meanwhile still stated president focus on what I'm trying to do out there. It was. Collected. Today caps off perhaps the greatest comeback in sports you the eleven years since his last win in a major tournament. The longest drought in golf history I had affairs. I cheated. Woods famously battled scandal in his personal life. Then more recently crippling back injuries that led to four surgeries and a do you why arrest which he blamed on mismanagement of pain medication. Last year he called his return to golf a miracle. Bill makes today's win among his most satisfying one of the hardest I think I've ever had the wind. Just because of what has transpired the last couple years of trying to give come I can play and house calls slasher couple times. With a chance and wants to major championships and then. I'm playing what I learned from those two and I was able seal a deal today. Tiger now has his fifth green jacket and fifteenth major closing in on Jack Nicklaus is record eighteen fits. Tiger Woods is also now just one win short of the record for total tour wins and you know doing well when presidents past and present are tweeting about you. President trump is hailing the comeback. Former President Obama calls it a testament to excellence grit and determination time so they both agree on this and on the at a one thing is America and thank you.
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