The Twitter world goes wild about Tiger Woods’ fifth Masters win

Phil Mickelson hits a drive on the ninth hole during the second round for the Masters golf tournament Friday

Overnight leader Francesco Molinari title charge collapsed with two double bogeys.

Paired together in the final round of last year's British Open, won by the Italian at Carnoustie, Woods will be hoping for a different outcome at Augusta National as he bids to end an 11-year major drought by claiming a fifth Green Jacket.

The 43-year-old has recovered from multiple back injuries, and has had to fight his way back from the bottom of the rankings, and will now be sixth in the world come Monday.

Due to an ominous weather forecast, golfers will go off from the first and 10th tees in threesomes and Koepka will be followed around the course by the final grouping of Molinari, Tiger Woods and Tony Finau.

"I didn't do it at Tampa, I didn't do it at The Open Championship, I was a little better at the PGA, but still I didn't win".

"Even when guys were shooting 64 on Saturday, I was just kind of going around, just handling my business, work your way up the board and make sure that I keep myself in the event".

"My dad was here in 1997 and now I'm the dad with two kids here", he added.

"It's overwhelming because what has transpired".

"A big well done from me to Tiger", Nicklaus told telecaster CBS.

"I really felt that I was starting to shape the golf ball, and my putting was starting to come around".

It is said the Masters does not truly begin until the back nine on Sunday and that held true as Woods and Molinari parred the ninth to head into the turn with everything to play for. "This is just fantastic!" But on Sunday it was Molinari who slipped up, with the 36-year-old from Turin finding the water at the 12th and 15th.

Meanwhile, Adam Scott, the 2013 Masters champion, (73, six under), Marc Leishman (75, one over) and Cameron Smith (77, two over) rounded out the Australian contingent.

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