Tiger Woods has defied physics with a golf club in his hands for the better part of 25 years, and his wins have always been in style. As Woods gears up for this week’s Hero World Challenge, marking yet another competitive return, let’s take a look at 10 of the most heroic shots of his career:
10- 2019 Masters: During the final round, in the 16th hole, Woods found himself in a position to clinch his 15th major championship after an 11-year drought. He sent the crowd into a frenzy, flirting with an ace and ultimately winning his fifth green jacket.
9- 2000 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: In the final round at the 15th hole, Woods was seven shots back with seven holes to play. He made a dramatic comeback, highlighted by an eagle-2 at the par-4 15th.
8- 2000 WGC-NEC Invitational: In the final round, on the 18th hole, Woods threw a dart to cap off his 11-shot victory, taking his second trophy in two Sundays.
7- 2000 U.S. Open: In the second round, at the sixth hole, Woods was buried in deep rough with 202 yards to go. He managed to win by a record 15 shots after pulling off one of the most iconic shots in golf history.
6- 2012 Memorial: During the final round, on the 16th hole, Woods made an unlikely birdie after hitting an errant tee shot, ultimately winning by two shots after a dramatic comeback.
5- 2001 EMC World Cup: In the final round, on the 18th hole, Woods made an incredible chip to enter a playoff, describing it as one of the best shots of his life.
4- 2002 PGA Championship: During the second round, at the 18th hole, Woods hoisted a 3-iron up and over the trees and brought the ball down softly into the middle of the green before rolling in the birdie.
3- 2000 Canadian Open: In the final round, on the 18th hole, Woods hit one of the greatest shots of his career, sealing a one-shot victory after a dramatic tee shot left him in a fairway bunker.
2- 2008 U.S. Open: In the final round, at the 18th hole, Woods made a putt on a broken leg that defied the realm of possibility, ultimately winning the U.S. Open.
1- 2005 Masters: During the final round, on the 16th hole, Woods hit a brilliant shot that tumbled down the slope for an unlikely birdie, ultimately leading to a win over Chris DiMarco in a playoff.
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