Tiger Woods wins first PGA Tour event in 30 months
Tiger Woods finally brought the buzz back to the very thing that made him famous — winning. Two weeks after another injury scare, Woods looked dominant in that red shirt on Sunday to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
It was his first PGA Tour victory since a sex scandal at the end of 2009 led to one of the greatest downfalls in sports. And with the Masters only two weeks away, Woods looks more capable than ever of resuming his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus in the majors. Woods closed with a 2-under 70 for a five-shot win over Graeme McDowell.
Woods refused to acknowledge this as his first PGA Tour win in 923 days, dating to Sept. 13, 2009, at the BMW Championship. He counts the unofficial Chevron World Challenge last December.
The final hole was a mere formality, and Woods tapped his putter on the ground waiting for his turn, knowing that 30 months without a win on the PGA Tour was about…