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Sunday, 14 April 2019
Tiger Woods wins The 83rd Masters  (Getty Images)
Tiger Woods wins The 83rd Masters (Getty Images)

Athletes, celebrities, US presidents and  Eighteen-time major winner Jack Nicklaus were quick to congratulate Tiger Woods after watching him win a fifth Green Jacket to complete a remarkable comeback story.

Woods's victory by one shot at Augusta was his 15th major title, leaving him three behind Nicklaus' all-time record.

It was Woods' first major in over a decade after multiple back surgeries and personal issues looked to have cut short his pursuit of Nicklaus – and at one point his career.

Many were quick to ask if Woods' victory was the greatest comeback in sporting history given the hurdles he has faced, and overcome, since winning the U.S. Open Championship in 2008, including twenty-three time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams, among others:

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1WOODS, TigerUSA18-13
T2JOHNSON, DustinUSA18-12
T2SCHAUFFELE, XanderUSA18-12
T2KOEPKA, BrooksUSA18-12
T5DAY, JasonAUS18-11
T5SIMPSON, WebbUSA18-11

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