Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship for first PGA Tour victory since 2013

Tiger Woods wins his first Tour victory in over five years at the Tour Championship

Tiger Woods' title drought ends at last, claims first win since 2013

Woods said he heard it but didn't see it as he didn't turn around.

Tiger Woods has a three-shot lead with three holes to play, and now the Tour Championship has a few other developments.

After an opening birdie on the par-four first, Woods went surging clear of the field with a run of five straight birdies from the third hole.

Victory at the Tour Championship takes Woods to 80 PGA Tour titles and just two short of matching Sam Snead's all-time record of 82.

Kyle Stanley and Spain's Jon Rahm are a further three shots back on six under, six strokes behind Woods.

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He is playing like he did a decade ago, and the outcome seems familiar with no one putting together much of a challenge at East Lake. He shot a 65 in the first round and finished the day in a tie for the lead with Rickie Fowler.

Woods was emotional during the presentation after sealing his 80th win on the PGA Tour. McIlroy faded early. Justin Rose faded late.

Mickelson meanwhile said he is looking forward to joining up with Woods for this week's Ryder Cup in Versailles, despite a disappointing showing in Atlanta which saw him finish on 13 over par.

Woods had never lost when leading by three shots or more going into the final round.

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"Good Lord", Woods said afterwards. I had to suck it up and hit the shots.

Rose birdied the 18th at East Lake for a 73 to seal the top-five finish he needed to win the $10m (£7.6m) bonus on offer as FexEx Cup champion.

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And an awkward one for the tour.

Paul Casey, Tony Finau and Billy Horschel are seven off the lead on five under. Woods had always drawn huge crowds, but this was extraordinary.

Woods now goes to France, where he'll play in the Ryder Cup with the rest of his US teammates. That might be the only time a $10 million prize was the footnote to a story.

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After he made the putt to win, Tiger threw his arms up in what can only be a combination of celebration and relief.

But when Woods talks about the turning point, he speaks of the fusion surgery, which gave him back an active life and his career. But his par on the 572-yard, par-5 18th left the door open for Rose.

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