Tiger Woods is widely celebrated, after his historic fifth green jacket at The Masters and arguably the greatest ever comeback in sport.

The now 15-time major champion had concerns at Augusta two years ago that he was done with golf; last year, he was just pleased to be there.

A first PGA Tour win after back fusion surgery was claimed at the Tour Championship last year, but this is his crowning glory. The impossible comeback has been made possible.

Playing in the final group alongside Francesco Molinari and Tony Finau – groups sent out in threes at an earlier time due to thunderstorms forecast for the afternoon in Georgia – the pressure was on Woods to win a first major title having not held the lead after 54-holes.

The 43-year-old, whose last major title came at Torrey Pines in the 2008 US Open, wore the same mock turtleneck on show the last time he won at Augusta back in 2005.

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