After wrapping up a comeback at the 2019 Masters Tournament, Tiger Woods sent the social media world into a frenzy. The victory essentially capped an incredible return for Woods, who had battled back injuries and undergone multiple surgeries in recent years.
Woods was down by two strokes to start the final round of action on Sunday to Francesco Molinari. He managed to get the job done, though, taking home his first victory at Augusta since 2005. This resulted in reactions pouring in from fans, athletes and even President Donald Trump.
With the win locked in, Trump tweeted to Woods, sending congratulations in his direction.
Nike Posts Powerful Video of Tiger Woods After Win
Nike has remained the primary sponsor for Woods over the years after he signed there prior to his professional debut in 1996. Not surprisingly, they were one of the many to send love his way after the win.
Best of all, Nike proceeded to do so in perfect fashion by playing back old clips of Tiger and captioned it with “Never stop chasing your crazy dream.”
The victory was special for a number of reasons, but the emotion Wood showed made it even more apparent. With Tiger now completing his comeback, other players, athletes and golf legends showed their support while praising his play, including the infamous Jack Nicklaus.
Here’s a look at some of the other messages of support, praise, love and congratulations which were sent in Woods’ direction following his first major championship victory since 2008, which came at the U.S. Open.
Athletes Send Praise & Congratulations to Wood After Masters Win
It’s not surprising to see the outpouring of support for Woods, and it goes to show that even with the Masters being moved up a few hours on its final day, a massive number of people tuned in. And for many golf fans, general sports fans, fellow athletes and everyone in between, many were backing Tiger with the hopes that he’d be able to walk away with the green jacket.
The big step forward for Woods is a great sign for what lies ahead, and there are multiple events on the upcoming schedule which he’ll likely take part in. Specifically, the remaining majors which include the PGA Championship, U.S. Open and The Open Championship. The next opportunity for Woods to take home another major victory will be at the PGA Championship which will begin on Thursday, May 16 at the Bethpage Black Course in New York.
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