(Bloomberg) — Tiger Woods is back.
The 42-year-old golf great won a PGA tournament for the first time in more than five years, marking a long-awaited turnaround after scandals and an injury-plagued drought cost him some of professional sports’ most lucrative sponsorships.
Woods captured the Tour Championship on Sunday at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. He finished the tournament at 11 under par to take home his 80th victory, two shy of Sam Snead’s record.
“I just can’t believe I pulled this off,” an emotional Woods said in a green-side interview televised on CBS. “It’s been tough. Not so easy the past couple of years.”
Woods’ arrival on the pro tour in the late…