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So, Tiger, what's the deal with the gum? Woods answers, kind of

AUGUSTA, Ga. – After a successful week in Augusta, Tiger Woods leaves town with his fifth green jacket, his 15th major title and a sore jaw.

Woods was chomping on gum throughout the 83rd Masters, including during the final round when he erased a two-shot deficit to Francesco Molinari and won here for the first time since 2005. The gum-chewing behavior was embraced by other contenders this week, notably Phil Mickelson, and Woods was asked about the habit during his post-round news conference.

“I’m chomping on this gum because I usually get hungry, I keep eating so much.