Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 6/3/12

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 09: Tiger Woods plays his tee shot on the fifth hole during the final round of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 9, 2010 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods is now tied for second all-time in PGA Tour wins with Jack Nicklaus at 73 after his final-round comeback victory at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday. But it’s safe to say Tiger wouldn’t get this win — his second this year — if it wasn’t for the shot you see above, his incredible chip-in birdie on the par-3 16th.

Down two strokes with three holes left to play, Tiger was facing a potential bogey as his ball lay in the rough outside of the green. But in retro form Tiger turned the impossible into reality, sinking the 50-foot flop shot and producing resounding cheers from the gallery. The shot came during a stretch where he birdied three of the final four holes. Nicklaus called it “the most unbelievable, gutsy shot I’ve ever seen.”

And Tiger’s celebration? Classic Eldrick.

Video via SB Nation
Photo: Eric P. Mull-USPRESSWIRE

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