Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods has continued his monumental rise up the World Golf Rankings after his first PGA Tour victory in over five years.

The 14-time major victor secured a two-stroke victory at East Lake on Sunday, claiming a first PGA Tour success since the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Woods holds a three-shot lead over Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy heading into Sunday's final round. "I loved every bit of it, the fight and the grind and the tough conditions". Once I got the ball on the green then I gave Joey (LaCava, his caddie) a high-five.

While all eyes will be on Woods' attempt to win for the first time since 2013, McIlroy is only concerned with himself.

The 42-year golf legend was on the verge of quitting the game altogether 18 months ago after several rounds of surgery had failed to cure chronic back pain.

"Beginning of the year, that was a tall order (expecting to win) but as the year progressed I proved I could play", he said.

"I was kind of waiting for a break all day, waiting for a putt to drop or something good to happen, and it just wasn't really happening through the back nine". I've had hot weeks and you win, but - you can be in the midst of average play, but this comes through consistency for me.

The 14-times major victor took a three shot lead into today's final round and carded a one over par 67 to finish on 11 under for the tournament and seal a two stroke victory over compatriot Billy Horschel.

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Rose played with Woods on Saturday but because McIlroy finished his third round before the Englishman, he gets to accompany the 14-times major champion in the final pairing on Sunday.

For all their achievements, 2013 U.S. Open champion Rose and four-times major victor McIlroy know that beating Woods would be a career highlight.

"I felt very comfortable when I got into the mix there in Tampa (the Valspar) even though it was early in my start to the year", he said.

"It was insane out there for sure, but it's fun", Rose said of playing with Woods. "I like this golf course", he said.

At one stage, Woods was also projected to win the FedEx Cup outright with Justin Rose dropping rapidly down the leaderboard.

By the ninth that lead was five, and would remain that way until Billy Horschel produced a late charge and Woods ended up with back-to-back bogeys on the 15th and 16th holes.

Rose opened with two straight bogeys before battling back, but the world's No. 1 player already was four shots behind after four holes.

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