Woods makes hitting the fairway history with Zozo Championship win

Woods makes hitting the fairway history with Zozo Championship win

TOKYO: Tiger Woods made hitting the fairway history on Monday by overcoming home most loved Hideki Matsuyama to win the climate deferred Zozo Championship by three shots.

The 15-time significant champ Woods completed 19-under standard to approach US legend Sam Snead's record-breaking record of 82 US PGA Tour triumphs set 54 years back.

Woods, in his first trip since arthroscopic knee medical procedure two months prior, broke into an enormous grin after he securely got here and there from a greenside dugout at the eighteenth for a birdie and three-under last round of 67.

The debut US PGA Tour occasion in Japan had seen Friday's play cleaned out by the edges of a hurricane that dumped just about 10 creeps of downpour on the course 50 miles (80km) from Tokyo, constraining play into an additional day.

World number two Rory McIlroy completed birdie-birdie for a 67 and a portion of third spot on 13-under standard with South Korea's PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Im Sung-jae who checked a fine five-under 65.

Woods continued his last round, suspended because of murkiness on Sunday, at 7.30am on the long standard twelfth at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club however observed his medium-term three-shot pad over Hideki Matsuyama quickly slice to two.

The 15-time significant champ missed the green with his methodology and fell back to 17-under standard.

The harm could have been more terrible, yet Matsuyama underhit his 20-foot birdie putt on the short thirteenth and stayed at 15-under.

Woods' initial morning putter was cold, and on the short thirteenth he neglected to exploit an exactness tee shot to six feet.

Up ahead on the fourteenth green, Matsuyama mysteriously spurned a brilliant chance to decrease the shortage to one as he missed a four-foot birdie putt after a magnificent pitch shot.

Woods was looked with a comparable line of putt as Matsuyama on 14, yet from 20 feet further away. He didn't miss, and reestablished his three-shot favorable position with four gaps remaining.

Woods botched another birdie opportunity, from 10 feet, at the fifteenth and was viewing from the sixteenth tee 181 yards away as Matsuyama strolled in a 20-footer for his first birdie of the day to get to 16-under.

Woods found the green securely however his putt from 25 feet never compromised the opening leaving him two ahead with two to play.

Matsuyama squashed a drive down the center of the 491-yard seventeenth and found the putting surface with his methodology.

Woods, a gathering behind, pursued with a smooth crash into the core of the fairway.

Matsuyama's fine endeavor to opening the putt slid by on the left and he remained two unfastened with just the standard five eighteenth to safeguard his test.

Woods found the core of the green with his way to deal with 17 and two-putted securely for standard.

Matsuyama found the sand twice on the eighteenth.

Expecting to get here and there to get any opportunity, Matsuyama's dugout shot traveled to the back of the putting surface and his bold test was over as he completed 16-under with a last cycle 67.

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