Tiger Woods cries after his five-year drought comes to an end

It had been 1876 days since the American won a tournament. "I proved that I can play at this level and hope to win again," Tiger said, sealing his 80th victory on the PGA Tour. Jut two more triumphs and he will beat a record.

North American Tiger Woods put an end, this Sunday, to the five-year drought (more precisely of 1876 days) during which he didn't win any tournament. He did so by conquering the Tour Championship, a competition that ends the PGA Tour season, the North American golf circuit.

In Atlanta, in a competition for the first 30 of the FedEx Cup, which was won by Englishman Justin Rose, Woods was on the lead virtually from the first to the 72nd hole, finishing two strikes ahead of compatriot Billy Horschel.

"I proved that I can play at this level and hope to win again," Tiger said, sealing his 80th victory on the PGA Tour and acknowledging that "it was difficult to hold back the tears in the last hole," as he approached a victory that was emerging since the beginning of the day.

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