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Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy

Former world No.1 ends two-year drought after netting the $5m Chevron World Challenge

Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy
Tiger Woods ended a frustrating victory drought of just over two years when he clinched the Chevron World Challenge on Sunday Dec 4, holing a six-foot birdie putt at the last. (AFP/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy
A stroke behind fellow American Zach Johnson overnight, Woods fired a three-under-par 69 at Sherwood Country Club to claim the 95th tournament win of his career -- but his first since the 2009 Australian Masters.
Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy
He drained a 15-footer at the par-three 17th before coolly knocking in a six-footer on the 18th green and then celebrating with a roundhouse sweep through the air with his right arm.
Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy
He drained a 15-footer at the par-three 17th before coolly knocking in a six-footer on the 18th green and then celebrating with a roundhouse sweep through the air with his right arm.
Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy
"It feels great to go basically head-to-head against Zach all day," a jubilant Woods told reporters after his spectacular birdie-birdie finish ended a run of 26 tournaments around the world without victory.
Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy
Asked to describe his feelings after ending his lengthy title drought, 14-times major champion Woods replied: "It feels awesome, whatever that is.\n"I know it's been a while, but also for some reason it feels like it hasn't because when I was coming down the stretch there I felt so comfortable."
Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy
Zach Johnson, seeking his first victory since last year's Colonial Invitational, had to settle for second place in his effective head-to-head with Woods after closing with a 71.
Tiger Woods ends two-year drought with $5m trophy
US golfer Tiger Woods watches his chip shot from the rough on the third hole on the final day at the Chevron World Challenge (AFP/Getty Images)