Tiger Woods wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Tiger Woods wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Getty Images Sport - Sam Greenwood

Tiger a PGA winner again

TWO weeks after another injury scare, and two days before his former coach's book goes on sale, Tiger Woods looked dominant as ever in that red shirt today to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

It was his first PGA Tour victory since a sex scandal at the end of 2009 led to one of the greatest downfalls in sports. And with the Masters only two weeks away, Woods looks more capable of ever than resuming his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus in the majors.

Woods closed with a 2-under 70 for a five-shot win over Graeme McDowell.

The question two weeks ago was when he could play again. Now, it's whether he can get back to player who once ruled golf.

Even though he won the unofficial Chevron World Challenge last December, this was meaningful for Woods a full tour event against a strong field, and a performance so clean that he was never seriously challenged on the back nine.

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