Woods keeps its dry and wins Players Championship

Sergio Garcia was tied with Tiger with two holes to play, but the Spaniard finished the final two holes at six over par.

Tiger Woods looks toward the crowd as he makes par on the 17th hole during the final round of The Players championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass, Sunday, May 12, 2013, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. TIger Woods won The Players Championship. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods had the last word against Sergio Garcia by winning The Players Championship on Sunday.

Woods ended a weekend of words with Garcia by finding land on the final two holes for par to close with a 2-under 70. Garcia was tied for the lead as he stood on the 17th tee and stared at the island green. He hit into the water twice to make a quadruple-bogey 7, and then hit his tee shot into the water on the 18th in a stunning collapse.

Woods joined Fred Couples, Davis Love III and Steve Elkington as multiple winners on the TPC Sawgrass. It was his 78th career win on the PGA Tour. Woods was in the scoring trailer when David Lingmerth missed a long birdie putt for a playoff.


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