Tiger Woods has let it be known that even if he does not win this week's US PGA Championship, he has still had a 'great year'.

Woods will look to add to his 14 major titles at Oak Hill, after winning his fifth tournament of the year in Ohio last week.

Having not won a major trophy since the US Open in 2008, Woods has admitted his search for number 15 has been the hardest.

"It's the longest spell I've had since I won a major," he said. 

"I've had my opportunities on the back nine of probably half of those Sundays for the last five years and just haven't won it."

The 37-year-old is a mere three USA PGA titles off of the all-time record of 82, and has nine top-six finishes in the 17 major tournaments since his last win. 

Woods has declared however that no matter how elusive that 15th title may seem, he has still had a successful year.

He added: "This year, for me, I think it's been a great year so far for me, winning five times, and you look at the quality of tournaments I've won, a Players and two World Golf Championships in there, that's pretty good.

"Obviously I feel pretty good about winning by seven and coming here. I feel like my game's pretty good."

If Woods can be successful at the US PGA Championship this week, he will move to within touching distance of the all-time major tournament record of 18, set by Jack Nicklaus.


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