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Last Updated: Sunday, 30 October 2005, 17:54 GMT
Monty's road back

Colin Montgomerie poses with the Cisco World Matchplay trophy  in 1999

Montgomerie claims the World Matchplay in 1999, the year he won the last of his seven consecutive Order of Merits

Colin Montgomerie poses with the Ryder Cup in 2004

But after several testing years and the break-up of his marriage, Monty bounces back at the 2004 Ryder Cup

Colin Montgomerie celebrates after holing the winning putt in the 2004 Ryder Cup

The veteran Scot proceeds to hole the winning putt as Europe beat the United States 18-9 at Oakland Hills

Colin Montgomerie is embraced by Lee Westwood after holing the winning putt

It marks an emotional return to form for Monty, who finally looks to be hitting his best form again

Colin Montgomerie looks unhappy during the 2005 Indonesia Open

But Monty is soon under fire again after replacing his ball incorrectly at the 2005 Indonesian Open

Colin Montgomerie applauds as Tiger Woods goes up to accept the Claret Jug

However, he rebounds once more and pushes Tiger Woods all the way before finishing second at The Open in July

Colin Montgomerie poses with the Dunhill Links Championship trophy

In October, he wins his first tournament for 19 months when he claims the Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews

Colin Montgomerie poses with some of his fans and the Dunhill Links Championship trophy

And he confirms his new, relaxed state of mind by posing with some of his most devoted fans after the Dunhill win

Colin Montgomerie drives during the fourth round at the Harding Park Golf Course in San Francisco

Montgomerie's return to form also sees him finish third at the WGC American Express in California

Colin Montgomerie is presented with the Harry Vardon trophy for winning the European Order of Merit by George O'Grady

And Monty rounds off a fine season by winning the European Order of Merit for a record eighth time

Marvellous Monty
31 Oct 05 |  Golf

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