Tiger Woods wins 5th Masters title with epic charge in final round
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Even coming from a man who's often made the impossible look routine, the scenes surrounding Tiger Woods on Sunday at Augusta had to be seen to be believed.

The 43-year-old is a Masters champion once again after outlasting a star-studded field with a final-round 70 to claim his fifth green jacket and 15th major title.

Woods entered play on Sunday two shots off the lead held by Francesco Molinari but was able to narrow that gap to one heading to the 10th tee. After the Italian found the water with his tee shot on the par-3 12th, Woods' par putt was enough to grab the lead.

His move up the leaderboard continued with three birdies in a four-hole stretch between Nos. 13 to 16 to open a two-stroke advantage. Knowing he could bogey and still win, he would play it safe on 18 and finish one shot ahead of Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, and Xander Schauffele.

Here's how the top of the final leaderboard looks:

Place Player Total to par Round 4 score
1 Tiger Woods -13 70
T2 Dustin Johnson -12 68
T2 Xander Schauffele -12 68
T2 Brooks Koepka -12 70
T5 Jason Day -11 67
T5 Webb Simpson -11 70
T5 Francesco Molinari -11 74
T5 Tony Finau -11 72
T9 Jon Rahm -10 68
T9 Patrick Cantlay -10 68
T9 Rickie Fowler -10 69

While last year's win at the Tour Championship was an incredible moment along Woods' comeback trail from back fusion surgery, another Masters title takes things to a whole new level. The victory gets Woods one step closer to Jack Nicklaus' records of six green jackets and 18 career major titles.

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