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Woods wins thrilling playoff over May to claim third straight major at PGA

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Tiger Woods finally got a fight to the finish.

All summer long, he had been winning major championships with frightening ease. Fifteen strokes in the U.S. Open. Eight strokes in the British Open.

He was no less spectacular Sunday in the PGA Championship, when he had to reach down and battle back against a player few people even knew until their thrilling drama unfolded on the back nine of Valhalla Golf Club.

When it was over, the legend grew.

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