Tiger Returns to Win at Bay Hill

'God, it felt good,' he says
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 30, 2009 3:16 AM CDT
Tiger Returns to Win at Bay Hill
Tiger Woods lifts the trophy for winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill in Orlando earlier today.   (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

The clutch shots, the late charge, an electric birdie putt on the 18th hole at Bay Hill. Tiger Woods is back. With a final putt everyone knew he was going to make, Woods nailed a 15-footer to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational for his first victory since returning from knee surgery.

Woods closed with a 3-under 67 for a single-shot victory over hard-luck Sean O'Hair, matching his largest comeback on the PGA Tour. "It feels good to be back in contention, to feel the rush," Woods said. "God, it felt good." Woods won at Bay Hill for the sixth time, the fourth PGA Tour event he has won at least that often. (Read more Tiger Woods stories.)

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