Young golf fan celebrates wildly after meeting Tiger Woods

24 September, 2018, 16:56 | Author: Shannon Newton
  • Tiger Woods acknowledges the crowd

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 23: Tiger Woods of the United States poses with the trophy after winning the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jack Nicklaus, the man widely considered the greatest golfer of all time and whose record of 18 major titles Woods is still chasing, said he was "happy" and "proud".

"All of a sudden it started hitting me I was going to win the tournament".

"But once I got the ball on the green I gave (caddie) Joey (LaCava) a high five because it was done".

Today's victory is Woods' 80th PGA Tour win, leaving him second only to Sam Snead, who had 82.

There were five years - or 1,876 days - between Woods' last victory in 2013 and his one in Atlanta, ending the longest winless run of his career. It was Johnson who unveiled red shirts at the Ryder Cup two years ago in the team room that said, "Make Tiger Great Again".

Britain, EU close to orderly Brexit: May
Like many leaders, including May, Tusk said, "We need to compromise on both sides". "We need tough, clear and precise guarantees". An emergency summit on Brexit proposed for November 17-18 will only happen as a "punchline to effective negotiations", Tusk said.

The one positive for Rose - and the only disappointment for Woods, a minor one under the circumstances - was his birdie on 18 to finish in a three-way tie for fourth and earn the season's FedEx Cup points title and the $10 million bonus that comes with it.

"Tiger's played so well on a very hard golf course and we nearly kind of expected it".

This felt just as big as a major, maybe better considering where Woods had been. "US!" in anticipation of the upcoming Ryder Cup.

Woods' victory was one of seven top-10s during the season, including runner-up finishes at the Valspar Championship and PGA Championship.

"But I just think that what I've gone through and what I've dealt with, I've gotten lucky, to be honest with you". "I loved every bit of it, the fight and the grind and the tough conditions".

1,199 - Woods' ranking in the world in November 2017.

Klopp hails Salah’s desire to work for the team
We still played good football and that was a really big step in the season so far". It was not the reason for taking him off, of course not, so I am fine with him.

On his epic journey from near invalid to Tour Championship victory, he added: "At the beginning of the year it was a tall order, but as the year progressed and I proved that I could play, I found a swing and put pieces together, and I knew that I could do it again".

Actually, former world No. 1 for Rose.

Woods marched up the 72nd hole with rock concert scenes unfolding behind him as thousands of fans ignored security and police officers to walk the fairway and soak up the occasion. Six years later, he's healthy and coming off one of the most memorable wins of his career.

Sure, the Tour Championship's not a major, and we mostly remember the majors. Tiger finished 11-under for his first PGA Tour win since 2013. In the aftermath of two-stroke success at East Lake, the 42-year-old was of a mind to treasure the journey to this point. McIlroy shot 39 on the front nine to fall out of contention and finished with a 74 and in a tie for seventh.

Woods will have little time to celebrate his victory before joining the USA team for the Ryder Cup against Europe starting on Friday.

North and South Korea say they plan bid for 2032 Olympics
Trump also quoted Fox News in another tweet which claimed that North Korea had agreed to denuclearize and "we've come a long way". Speaking at a joint press conference with Moon, Kim said he will visit the South's capital Seoul "in the near future".


  • Horry County deputies drove around barricades on flooded highway before women drowned

    Horry County deputies drove around barricades on flooded highway before women drowned

    Bryan Stirling, director of the department, chose not to move inmates despite prison evacuations in Virginia and North Carolina. The van couldn't be removed Tuesday night because of rising waters and risky conditions, according to the release.
    Anthony Joshua KOs Alexander Povetkin in thriller to retain world heavyweight titles

    Anthony Joshua KOs Alexander Povetkin in thriller to retain world heavyweight titles

    Either way, Joshua is scheduled to have another fight at Wembley Stadium on April 13, 2019, but the opponent has not been decided. Good luck to both of them and may the champion bring themselves to the United Kingdom and we will have a good dust up.
    Google Home Hub leaks ahead of Pixel 3 event

    Google Home Hub leaks ahead of Pixel 3 event

    Yet, the Home Mini and Echo Dot can do nearly everything the Homepod can do (and more if you have an Android smartphone). The redesigned Echo Plus has little in the way of design changes and looks more or less the same as its predecessor.
  • Juventus midfielder Matuidi: Ronaldo dismissal was incomprehensible

    Juventus midfielder Matuidi: Ronaldo dismissal was incomprehensible

    If found guilty by UEFA, he will miss the clash against Young Boys as well both matches against his former club Manchester United. Juventus' Emre Can has apologised for comments he made in the aftermath of Cristiano Ronaldo's sending off against Valencia.
    Reporter gasps after Trump tells storm victim to ‘have a good time’

    Reporter gasps after Trump tells storm victim to ‘have a good time’

    Coast Guard "heroically saved lives" when they rescued the people in the town of Kelly in Bladen County on Thursday night. Floodwater after Hurricane Floyd in 1999 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016 made it to the steps just below his front door.
    Reds edge PSG in five-goal thriller

    Reds edge PSG in five-goal thriller

    The Liverpool forward damaged his shoulder after he was hauled to the ground by Sergio Ramos during the first half in Kiev. James Milner has been shortlisted for the Champions League Player of the Week award - and you can vote for him to win it.
  • Red Cross volunteer from Milford helping Florence victims

    Red Cross volunteer from Milford helping Florence victims

    You can also call Red Cross directly by dialing 1-800-733-2767 or texting the word FLORENCE to 90-999 to make a $10 donation. First Coast News asked about the people he's helping and the atmosphere in the shelters. "We learn from every disaster".
    Simplicity the key with changes to FedExCup Playoffs finale

    Simplicity the key with changes to FedExCup Playoffs finale

    In next year's scenario, No. 20 Woods would start at 2 under and be 8 shots back of DeChambeau starting the 72-hole tournament. However, any player in the top five is guaranteed the overall title with victory. "It's that simple", Monahan said.
    Browns’ Jarvis Landry says Baker Mayfield is ‘really special’

    Browns’ Jarvis Landry says Baker Mayfield is ‘really special’

    Not winning a game for almost two entire YEARS could honestly make a fan go numb to the fact that they are actively rooting for a team anymore.
  • Spiders build 1,000-foot web shrouding entire lagoon in silk

    Jasmine holds a Master's in Journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto and writes professionally in a broad variety of genres. A Greek beach has been turned into an arachnophobe's worst nightmare, as spiders have covered it in a web some 300 metres long.
    Android Emergency Location Service Launches in the US

    Android Emergency Location Service Launches in the US

    Google's Emergency Location Service ( ELS ) is already in 14 countries worldwide but comes to the US starting today. The new service uses GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile networks, and sensors to give a precise location when a 911 call is placed.
    China Trade Friction May Last 20 Years: Jack Ma

    China Trade Friction May Last 20 Years: Jack Ma

    Given the relative lack of talks between the two sides, the likelihood of the trade war subsiding anytime soon is slim. Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and Instagram .


Jose Mourinho impressed by Wolves ahead of Manchester United clash
Mourinho declared that Dalot, 19, was the best young full-back in Europe after signing him from Porto for £19 million (US$25 million) in June.

Graeme Souness chooses between Paul Pogba and James Milner - and explains why
And Jimenez is aiming to help Wolves earn a third straight win by increasing his tally against Jose Mourinho's Manchester United .

Feinstein tells GOP to 'show a little compassion' for Kavanaugh accuser
Kavanaugh is a federal official who received a federal background check - conducted by the FBI - to hold his position. Meanwhile, Ford has been supported by numerous alumni of her school, family members and Democratic lawmakers.

Buying Russian S-400 Missiles Could Mean Sanctions: US Amid India's Plans
The sanctions are expected to heighten tensions between the United States and China, which are now engaged in a trade war. The two sides have already imposed tariffs on $50 billion in goods from each country.

Buyers of the iPhone XS undeterred by eye-watering prices, few upgrades
In the USA , as of midday Friday new online iPhone XS orders aren't scheduled to arrive until between October 5 and October 12. These flagship devices were announced last week at Apple's keynote in Cupertino and they arrive in stores this morning.

It's time to start thinking about a flu shot
DE health officials say flu cases have been confirmed in the state's three counties and one person has been hospitalized. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends annual shots for everyone ages six months and older.

Amazon Could Spend $3 Billion on 'Go' Stores, Analyst Says
By rolling out 3,000 Amazon Go stores , Amazon would quickly become one of the biggest chains in the US, Bloomberg said. With 3,000 stores to its name, Amazon would stand to take a sizable bite of that pie.

Evangelical leaders furious with Republicans for even considering listening to Kavanaugh accuser
Ford's lawyers had said on Tuesday she would testify before the committee only if the FBI first investigated her allegation. Patty Murray saying Thursday that Republicans should be "ashamed" for pushing forward without a fair investigation .

Deadly typhoon arrives in southern China after pummelling Philippines
Hong Kong's RTHK broadcaster cited experts as saying Mangkhut was expected to be the strongest typhoon to hit the city in decades. He says about 87,000 people have been evacuated from high-risk areas and advised not to return home until the danger has passed.

China hits U.S with $60B in tariffs to escalate trade war
That would raise the total affected by USA penalties to $517 billion, covering almost everything China sells to the United States. China responded to President Donald Trump's tariff hike by imposing its own penalties Tuesday on $60 billion of American imports.