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Woods ends 11-year draught, bags Masters

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Apr. 15, 19 | 6:55 pm

AUGUSTA, USA –Tiger Woods got all praised on social media, among them President Donald Trump and Barack Obama, after his 11-year major drought was ended by a thrilling and emotional Masters victory, Rappler reported.

“Congratulations to @TigerWoods,” tweeted Trump, who played a round of golf with Woods earlier this year. “A truly great champion!”

As Woods went on a charge on the back 9 at Augusta National with birdies at 13, 15 and 16 to win by a stroke and claim his 15th major and fifth Masters, social media lit up in a frenzy of congratulations, media reports said.

“I am literally in tears watching @TigerWoods this is greatness like no other,” tweeted 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion Serena Williams.

“Knowing all you have been through physically to come back and do what you just did today? Wow, congrats a million times! I am so inspired, thank you buddy.”

Fellow golfers and greats of the game also hailed Woods’ achievement in returning to the summit of the sport after multiple surgeries and a string of off-course problems since his last major win at the 2008 US Open.

Just two years ago his back pain was so bad Woods thought he might never play again, let alone win another major, said the Rappler report.

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