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SportTiger rises in rankings after memorable Masters win

13:31  15 april  2019
13:31  15 april  2019 Source:

Woods short on advice for Thomas ahead of Masters

Woods short on advice for Thomas ahead of Masters Justin Thomas received little in the way of advice from Tiger Woods as they each prepare to tackle the challenge of Augusta.

Tiger Woods has reached a new position in the world golf rankings after finishing T5 at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. The casualties of Tiger ’s solid week in Austin and subsequent rise in the world golf rankings are Tommy Fleetwood and Jason Day, who Up Next Memorable Golf Feuds.

Tiger Woods' drama-filled win Sunday at Augusta National made for a memorable Masters . The severe weather that threatened to create havoc on the course never materialized, but the chaos came anyway. In the end, it was Woods celebrating on the 18th green after capturing his fifth Masters title.

Tiger rises in rankings after memorable Masters win © Getty Images Masters champion Tiger Woods celebrates

A fifth Masters title, a 15th major crown and an improved world ranking of sixth for American star Tiger Woods.

Woods celebrated a memorable Masters victory at Augusta, where the former world number one triumphed by one stroke on Sunday.

The 43-year-old has been plagued by injuries and off-course issues, which saw him fall to 1,199th in the world.

However, Woods is now sixth – up from 12th – and enjoying his best ranking since 2014 thanks to his drought-ending success in Georgia.

Not since 2008 had Woods won a major but the golfing great snapped his 11-year wait after finishing ahead of Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka at 13 under.

Johnson is the new number one, replacing Justin Rose – who missed the cut at the Masters – while Koepka, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas round out the top five.

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