After 30-Month Dry Spell, Tiger Wins PGA Tour Event

It's his first PGA Tour victory since his 2009 sex scandal
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 25, 2012 5:50 PM CDT
After 30-Month Dry Spell, Tiger Wins PGA Tour Event
Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the second green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill, Sunday, March 25, 2012, in Orlando, Fla.    (John Raoux)

(Newser) – Tiger Woods finally brought the buzz back to the very thing that made him famous—winning. Two weeks after another injury scare, and two days before his former coach's book goes on sale, Woods looked dominant as ever today in 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 of ever than resuming his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus in the majors. Woods closed with a 2-under 70 for a five-shot win over Graeme McDowell. (Read more Tiger Woods stories.)

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