Man bets $85,000 on 14-1 odds of Tiger Woods winning Masters

Man bets $85,000 on 14-1 odds of Tiger Woods winning Masters

At 43, and two years after spinal fusion surgery, Woods captured his fifth Masters title and his 15th major with a one-shot victory on Sunday to trigger ecstatic scenes of joy around the 18th green.

Nike ($NKE) shares were up about 700 percent since Woods' last win at Augusta, back in April 2005.

He was later found to have five different drugs in his system, but Woods blamed the incident on the prescription painkillers he was taking for his back injuries.

Nike has likely had this commercial ready to send for the last several years, but it was worth the wait since it hits you right in the feels.

Sunday's win brings it all back into play, though, if only because Tiger himself knows he can do it once again.

It is not hyperbole to say that the rest of this year's majors run through the Cat.

'The energy out there was brilliant with Tiger being there, ' said Molinari, who also played alongside Woods in the final round at Carnoustie previous year.

Probably no single venue in sports inspires as much blind devotion as Augusta National, and I can't wait for its defenders to come at me with talk about how its refusal to distribute new jackets is some storied tradition.

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They're all in the way of what golf really wants to see again. "I felt for a long time that he was going to win again". As the now 15-times major champion began his journey back towards tournament golf, following a fourth back surgery, Florida's young professional golf contingent were a constant source of encouragement. If I tried to swing a club I would be on the ground and I struggled for years, and that's basically all they remember. Runnerup Brooks Koepka won three of the previous seven majors, making him the strongest No. 2 finisher in any of Woods' major victories.

Woods collects his green jacket from Patrick Reed.

Golden State's Stephen Curry, who played last night, called it the "greatest comeback story in sports".

His win at the 2018 Tour Championship was his first in any PGA Tour event since 2013.

Tournament officials were eagerly touting the moment:"No man in golf has ever been the subject of more interest or speculation than has Tiger Woods".

"Tiger winning is good for the sport and good for our customers", said FanDuel's Mike Raffensperger. He came up with "Cablinasian" in the 1990s before social media was a thing and during a time when it was more socially acceptable for Black folks to be on this we-are-the-world, "One race: Human" shit. "You have to respect the office", Woods said. The first is about what Tiger does the rest of 2019, and the second is whether he can catch Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major championships.

It was two years ago at the Masters when Woods said he needed a nerve block just to walk to the Champions Dinner.

"Running the numbers on how long it'll take me to get to 15". "But in my lifetime, I don't think I've seen a comeback like this".

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