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              Tiger Woods tees off on the 15th hole during the during the final round of the Memorial golf tournament on Sunday, June 3, 2012, in Dublin, Ohio. Woods birdied the hole. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
              Tiger Woods tees off on the 15th hole during the during the final round of the Memorial golf tournament on Sunday, June 3, 2012, in Dublin, Ohio. Woods birdied the hole. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)   

Tiger rallies to win fifth Memorial, matches Jack with 73rd PGA Tour title

Tiger Woods was at his best Sunday at the Memorial. He hit nearly every shot just the way he wanted, worked the gallery into a frenzy with one last charge over the final hour and left everyone buzzing — especially Jack Nicklaus — with a shot they will talk about for years.

Better yet was the timing of his 73rd win.

Woods tied Nicklaus for career PGA Tour victories at the tournament that Jack built. And the 14-time major champion suddenly looks equipped to resume his chase of another Nicklaus mark that is more significant — 18 major championships.

The U.S. Open starts in 11 days.

With a chip-in that even Woods called one of the toughest shots he ever made, he birdied three of his final four holes to close with a 5-under 67 and turn a two-shot deficit into a two-shot victory over Rory Sabbatini and fast-closing Andres Romero.

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