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Here's Tiger Woods' Incredible Chip Shot That Jack Nicklaus Called the Best He'd Ever Seen


"I don't think I've ever seen a better one."

In case you haven't heard, Tiger Woods won the Memorial golf tournament this week. But he didn't just win -- he did it in signature Tiger fashion that even included a fist pump.

Down by one stroke on the par-3 16th, Woods landed in the rough just outside the green. He pulled out a 60-degree wedge, wound up, and then magic happened:

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Woods went on to sink another birdie at 18 to secure the win. But it was the shot at 16 that had everyone talking.

"I've seen a lot of shots in golf," Jack Nicklaus -- the tournament founder and host who handed Woods the crystal trophy on the 18th green -- said during the presentation ceremony. "I don't think I've ever seen a better one."

With the win, Woods ties Nicklaus with 73 PGA tour wins, putting him second behind Sam Snead's record 82.

After the tournament, Woods joked about whether the shot and win means he's back to form.

"I won," he joked with a wide smile. "I'm sure by Tuesday I'll be retired and done, and then by the time I tee it up at the U.S. Open (at Olympic Club in San Francisco in 11 days) it might be something different. But I'll let you guys figure that out."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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