Woods tapped in for par for a two-shot victory over DiMarco, and pent-up emotions tore through his lips as he screamed “Yes!”
He then buried his head in caddie Steve Williams’ shoulder and sobbed, his chest heaving in a burst of emotion brought on by the recent death of father, Earl.
Woods tied Walter Hagen for 11 majors, still seven behind Jack Nicklaus’ record 18. The victory also meant that Woods now has a 7-0 record in majors where he has led going into the final round.
Watching that final round and Tiger finally break down with his emotions was bittersweet. It’s that little bit which makes watching sports, I find compelling.

How could there not be tears from Tiger? Those were tears from a man with a passion for the game and an even greater passion and respect for the job his father did in raising him. This was one of the greatest sports moments I have witnessed. I am happy he won and happy he showed such emotion after the victory.

(when this was happening, I was reminded that Sachin also came back strongly after his fathers demise and scored a century against Kenya. Ouch, what a thoughtless comparision which would make a sports connoisseur to puke !!)

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