Tiger Woods has won the 2019 Masters, completing one of the greatest comebacks in sports history.
After winning his fifth green jacket by a shot on 13-under 275, Woods raised his arms in the air in celebration. He hugged his long-time caddie Joe LaCava, who stuck by Tiger through the injuries and the surgeries and the time off.
Then Woods went behind the 18th green at Augusta National Golf Club and began hugging his family and some of the people closest to him.
Woods hugged his two children, son Charlie and daughter Sam. He hugged his mom, Kultida, who was there when he won his first Masters and his first major in 1997.
Kultida in 1997 and 2019. Amazing. pic.twitter.com/QvMOoQtxXj
— Ryan Ballengee (@RyanBallengee) April 14, 2019
He then hugged his girlfriend Erica Herman, who he's dated since 2017.
He hugged long-time friends of his who have worked for him over the years, too, including Rob McNamara. Woods then finally hugged Mark Steinberg, his long-time agent with Excel Sports Management, and Glenn Greenspan, his long-time press relations manager who also once worked at Augusta National Golf Club.
This is the fifth major Tiger Woods has won since his father died in 2006. Woods won the 2006 British Open and 2006 PGA Championship in the months after his father, Earl Woods, passed away. He then won the 2007 PGA Championship and the 2008 US Open. Nearly 11 years later, he won the 2019 Masters.