Zozo Championship R4 (Pt2)

Tiger Woods claims record-equalling 82nd PGA Tour title

October 24-27
Accordia Golf Narashino CC, Chiba, Japan
$9,750,000
Round 1, Round 2 (Pt1), Round 2 (Pt2), Round 3/4 (Pt1)


Tiger Woods has won a record-equalling 82nd PGA Tour title in the weather-effected Zozo Championship in Japan.

Zozo Championship R4 (Pt2) - The American nailed the victory despite a strong effort from local favourite Hideki Matsuyama in Japan
Tiger Woods has claimed a record-equalling number of PGA wins . (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Woods completed a final round 67 on Monday morning to claim victory ahead of home favourite Hideki Matsuyama at Narashino Country Club.

The American’s three-shot victory over Japan’s Matsuyama was all the sweeter for the 15-time major winner, as he moved level with Sam Snead in the all-time PGA rankings.

Woods had a three-shot lead to defend over the final seven holes as the tournament was completed on Monday morning following Friday’s washout.

The 43-year-old bogeyed the 12th before recovering with a birdie on the 14th, but a missed birdie putt on the 15th gave Matsuyama an opening.

Matsuyama birdied the 16th to move within two shots but a missed birdie on the 17th. That gave Woods some breathing space and he responded with a birdie four on the last and claim the title.

Woods said: “This is big. Hideki made it tight. It was a lot closer than people maybe thought.

“It is just crazy. It is a lot.

“I have been able to be consistent most of my career and have put myself up there with a chance to win on a number of occasions. There was plenty of times I didn’t but today was one of those days where I was able to pull it out.

“It was definitely stressful.”


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DP World Tour Championship, Dubai R4

Tours
By GT Editor
Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
1
Tiger Woods
USA
-19
64
64
66
67
261
2
Hideki Matsuyama
JPN
-16
65
67
65
67
264
T3
Rory McIlroy
NIR
-13
72
65
63
67
267
T3
Sung-Jae Im
KOR
-13
71
64
67
65
267
5
Gary Woodland
USA
-12
64
66
68
70
268
T6
Billy Horschel
USA
-11
68
67
64
70
269
T6
Corey Conners
CAN
-11
69
64
66
70
269
T8
Byeong-Hun An
KOR
-10
70
68
66
66
270
T8
Charles Howell III
USA
-10
70
65
66
69
270
T10
Danny Lee
NZL
-9
70
65
68
68
271
T10
Ryan Palmer
USA
-9
67
68
69
67
271
T10
Xander Schauffele
USA
-9
68
66
65
72
271
T13
Shane Lowry
IRL
-8
71
69
67
65
272
T13
Ian Poulter
ENG
-8
71
71
64
66
272
T13
Matthew Wolff
USA
-8
69
65
67
71
272
T13
Keegan Bradley
USA
-8
69
63
71
69
272
T17
Patrick Reed
USA
-7
72
68
65
68
273
T17
Justin Thomas
USA
-7
70
69
69
65
273
T17
Paul Casey
ENG
-7
69
69
68
67
273
T17
Sung-Hoon Kang
KOR
-7
67
69
70
67
273
T17
Daniel Berger
USA
-7
67
66
70
70
273
T22
Dylan Frittelli
RSA
-6
71
69
67
67
274
T22
Jason Day
AUS
-6
73
66
67
68
274
T22
Tommy Fleetwood
ENG
-6
71
69
67
67
274
T22
Adam Schenk
USA
-6
69
67
68
70
274
T22
Collin Morikawa
USA
-6
71
64
69
70
274
T27
Harold Varner III
USA
-5
72
70
69
64
275
T27
Keith Mitchell
USA
-5
69
68
71
67
275
T27
J. T. Poston
USA
-5
70
65
72
68
275
T30
Rafael Cabrera Bello
ESP
-4
73
66
70
67
276
T30
Troy Merritt
USA
-4
71
68
70
67
276
T30
Emiliano Grillo
ARG
-4
69
69
68
70
276
T33
Adam Scott
AUS
-3
73
67
66
71
277
T33
Rory Sabbatini
SVK
-3
71
68
68
70
277
T33
Sergio Garcia
ESP
-3
70
71
67
69
277
T33
Joaquin Niemann
CHI
-3
68
68
67
74
277
T37
Kevin Tway
USA
-2
69
72
71
66
278
T37
Lucas Glover
USA
-2
72
69
68
69
278
T37
Satoshi Kodaira
JPN
-2
69
66
69
74
278
T37
Si-Woo Kim
KOR
-2
76
67
66
69
278
T41
Adam Hadwin
CAN
-1
71
69
71
68
279
T41
Chan Kim
USA
-1
71
69
72
67
279
T41
Viktor Hovland
NOR
-1
75
65
67
72
279
T41
Abraham Ancer
USA
-1
74
68
68
69
279
T41
Vaughn Taylor
USA
-1
70
73
71
65
279
T46
Max Homa
USA
Par
71
68
66
75
280
T46
Kevin Na
USA
Par
71
70
68
71
280
T46
Tomoharu Otsuki
JPN
Par
70
68
67
75
280
T46
Louis Oosthuizen
RSA
Par
69
69
71
71
280
T46
Wyndham Clark
USA
Par
74
68
70
68
280
T51
Shaun Norris
RSA
1
73
67
72
69
281
T51
Rikuya Hoshino
JPN
1
68
71
72
70
281
T51
Adam Long
USA
1
71
70
74
66
281
T51
Bubba Watson
USA
1
69
69
68
75
281
T51
Pat Perez
USA
1
72
70
69
70
281
T51
Ryo Ishikawa
JPN
1
68
68
70
75
281
T57
Jazz Janewattananond
THA
2
74
67
71
70
282
T57
Jinichiro Kozuma
JPN
2
75
69
71
67
282
T59
Andrew Putnam
USA
3
68
72
73
70
283
T59
Tony Finau
USA
3
72
69
69
73
283
T59
Cheng Tsung Pan
TPE
3
68
75
71
69
283
T59
Shugo Imahira
JPN
3
74
69
72
68
283
T63
Sang-Hyun Park
KOR
4
71
70
74
69
284
T63
Yosuke Asaji
JPN
4
72
67
70
75
284
T63
Seung-Su Han
KOR
4
72
69
68
75
284
T66
Jordan Spieth
USA
5
74
71
69
71
285
T66
Kevin Kisner
USA
5
75
70
68
72
285
T66
Scott Piercy
USA
5
78
68
68
71
285
69
Marc Leishman
AUS
6
76
70
69
71
286
70
Chez Reavie
USA
7
77
70
66
74
287
71
Jason Kokrak
USA
8
74
70
70
74
288
T72
Ryan Moore
USA
9
72
69
72
76
289
T72
Mikumu Horikawa
JPN
9
72
75
68
74
289
74
Kevin Streelman
USA
11
78
69
72
72
291
75
Matthew Fitzpatrick
ENG
12
75
71
74
72
292
76
Joel Dahmen
USA
18
72
76
72
78
298
RET
Graeme McDowell
NIR
Par
81
81
RET
Nate Lashley
USA
Par
73
73
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