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Golf: Woods back at scene of emotional 2006 triumph

Published on Jul 15, 2014 8:22 PM
 
US golfer Tiger Woods prepares to putt on the fourth green during a practice round at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, north west England on July 15, 2014 ahead of The British Open Golf Championships. Tiger Woods makes an emotional return to Royal Liverpool this week as he relives the scene of his last Open triumph in 2006 when he won just weeks after his father's death. -- PHOTO: AFP 

HOYLAKE, England (AFP) - Tiger Woods makes an emotional return to Royal Liverpool this week as he relives the scene of his last Open triumph in 2006 when he won just weeks after his father's death.

The 38-year-old Californian admits much has changed in his life since he fell into the arms of his caddie at the time, Steve Williams, sobbing with emotion at the end of a superb final round on the Hoylake layout and is delighted to be back.

"It feels great to come back to Hoylake and to this venue. It meant a lot to me in my life at the time," Woods told a packed press conference on Tuesday.

"The people are fantastic. I was going through a pretty tough time in my life at the time, and people were very supportive that week.

 
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