Tiger Woods roared from behind on Sunday at the 2012 Memorial Tournament, putting together another classic close to put the screws to his opponents. And he only had to watch Rory Sabbatini, one-time Tiger-poker, fail to make a miracle happen before officially recording a historic win.
Woods's 5-under 67 on Sunday left him at 9-under for the tournament, forcing Sabbatini, at 7-under entering the 18th hole, to make an improbable eagle to even force a playoff. Sabbatini couldn't, instead hitting his tee shot into rough just above a bunker and lofting an approach just off the green. In doing so, he clinched victory for Tiger.
Woods's victory is his fifth at the Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus, and ties Nicklaus for the second-most PGA Tour victories in history with 73. It's also his second win on tour in 2012: he previously won the 2012 Bay Hill Invitational, a tournament hosted by Arnold Palmer.
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