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The financial impact of Tiger’s win

[ad_1] When Tiger Woods raised his arms in victory Sunday at the Masters, he knew the financial gain he would take in personally. The winner's share increased to $2.07 million, up from $1.98 million in 2018, a number that was easily quantifiable.Sportsbooks across the country also knew the financial impact the incredible win would have on them. Benzinga.com reported that sportsbook William Hill saw its biggest golf loss ever with
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Former caddie calls Tiger’s win ‘amazing’

[ad_1] Steve Williams said he has not watched any golf on television since leaving the full-time caddie ranks at the end of 2017. But he couldn't help but tune in during the wee hours of a Monday morning in New Zealand to catch the end of the Masters. And he could not have been much more impressed with the performance of his former employer, Tiger Woods, who won his fifth
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MJ on Tiger – ‘Greatest comeback I’ve ever seen’

[ad_1] Michael Jordan has been long synonymous with greatness, so any accolade with "greatest ever" bestowed by him shouldn't be taken lightly.So take note, Tiger Woods."I never thought he'd get back physically," Jordan told The Athletic after Woods' victory at the Masters on Sunday. "He didn't think he'd get back physically. But he did it. No one expected him to be back the way he is now. He's probably the
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Tiger chasing Jack is a real conversation again

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. -- An impromptu celebration broke out Sunday afternoon on the Augusta National putting green, with Tiger Woods taking a Masters victory lap after being presented the green jacket by 2018 champion Patrick Reed.As the masses cheered on Woods, then migrated with him as he left the green, Reed found himself caught up in the frenzy, trying to make his way toward the clubhouse when dozens upon hundreds
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Tiger ’00 backup putter auctions at nearly $89K

[ad_1] A collector struck at the perfect time to own a piece of Tiger Woods history, winning an auction Saturday to own Woods' backup putter from 2000. The Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS sold on GreenJacketAuctions.com for $88,809.60 a day before Woods won his 15th major at the Masters.This is not the famous putter that Woods has used to win 14 major championships, including this year's Masters. That putter is
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Predicting how many more majors he’ll win

[ad_1] The first major of the year is in the books for Tiger Woods. Now that he has won his first major in more than 10 years, are the floodgates about to open? Is Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 majors back in play? We asked some of our golf experts to answer some pressing Tiger questions.Will Tiger win another major this year?Bob Harig: I had him winning a major this
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Tiger and the Masters victory even he never saw coming

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Before Jack Nicklaus authored the most iconic moment in Masters history, when he charged back from 4 shots down and shot 6-under 30 on the second nine to win his sixth green jacket in 1986, he was considered nothing more than a long shot at age 46.Nicklaus arrived at Augusta National Golf Club that season having missed the cut in three of seven tournaments and withdrawing
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Bettor wins $1.19M on Tiger as books take bath

[ad_1] Some bookmakers, from Nevada to New Jersey, didn't believe Tiger Woods would win the Masters.It was an expensive miscalculation.Woods won the Masters on Sunday, his first major title since the 2008 U.S. Open and first win at Augusta National since 2005. Woods was listed among the top tier of contenders, closing at around 12-1.On Tuesday, a bettor at a William Hill U.S. sportsbook in Nevada placed an $85,000 bet
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He’s back — Tiger wins first Masters since 2005

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The ground shook, and the pine trees swayed and the playground that is Augusta National was his again. Tiger Woods, walking up the 18th fairway, an improbable victory in his sights, barely betraying a hint of emotion, was about to be a major champion.For the 15th time.Fourteen years after his last Masters victory, 11 years after capturing what many believed to be his final major championship