No one will ever forget in 2009 PGA’s golden boy Tiger Woods life fell apart. Woods squeaky clean reputations became tarnished and his career forever changed when his then wife Elin Nordegren grabbed a golf club, and chased an Ambien and Vicodin stewed Woods outside their home causing him to crash his car into a tree, after Nordegren found out he was unfaithful. This highly publicized incident later revealed multiple infidelities. Woods was ridiculed publicly and loss many lucrative endorsements. Then there was an arrest on suspicion of DUI in 2017, that later revealed prescription drugs and marijuana in Woods system. Woods had hit rock bottom.
After taking time off and undergoing a career threatening back surgery. A comeback was hopeful. On Sunday in Augusta 43-year old Tiger Woods beat the odds and returned to the top by winning the masters.
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) April 15, 2019
This is Woods fifth Masters and 15th major title. Woods last Masters win was in 2005.
A lot has changed since @TigerWoods' last Masters win (2005):
? XBOX 360 announced
⌨ YouTube was founded
? Instagram launched
? 0 playoff games for LeBron James
? Kobe Bryant wore No. 8
? No. 1 song: 50 Cent's "Candy Shop"
? iPhones did not exist pic.twitter.com/t26dOrOMp3
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) April 15, 2019
Woods tweeted, “I can’t thank my family, friends and fans enough for their support..”
I can’t thank my family, friends and fans enough for their support. Having my family by my side today is something I will never forget. To not only be able to play again, but to be able to win again, is something I will forever be grateful for. This jacket sure is comfortable. pic.twitter.com/LsOUX2dWH1
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) April 14, 2019
Here are tweets from celebrities and pro athletes congratulating Tiger Woods on his 5th Masters win!
Tennis Serena Williams “I am literally in tears…”
I am literally in tears watching @TigerWoods this is Greatness like no other. Knowing all you have been through physically to come back and do what you just did today? Wow Congrats a million times! I am so inspired thank you buddy.
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) April 14, 2019
Retired NBA Lakers icon Kobe Bryant.
TIGER ?????? #masters2019
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 14, 2019
NBA Lakers Lebron James.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 14, 2019
Retired player and former president of the Lakers, Magic Johnson.
A big BIG congratulations to @TigerWoods for winning the Masters!! The roar of the Tiger is back!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 14, 2019
LPGA Michelle Wie
ITS REAL!!!!! Ahhhhh https://t.co/xZXL0WUAD4
— Michelle Wie (@themichellewie) April 14, 2019
Retired professional wrestler, Ric Flair.
Congrats To The Greatest Golfer That Ever Lived @TigerWoods On His 15th Major Title! The PGA Is Stylin’ And Profilin’ Now! Much Respect To THE MAN! WOOOOO!
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) April 14, 2019
Six-time NBA All-Star ,Golden State Warriors point guard, Steph Curry
Greatest comeback story in sports! Congrats @TigerWoods Let me hold one of those 5 jackets one time!
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) April 14, 2019
Former US President Barack Obama.
Congratulations, Tiger! To come back and win the Masters after all the highs and lows is a testament to excellence, grit, and determination.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 14, 2019
Congratulations Tiger Woods on an epic comeback that is being described as the best sports comeback ever!
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#Mondaymotivation Epic Comeback ?Tiger Woods was written off by so many, he hit rock bottom, yet beat the odds to return to the top. On Sunday, he won his first major in 11 years and it's being described as one of the greatest comebacks ever…??⛳️ . . . #TigerWoods #Tiger15Back #GOAT #NeverGiveUp #comebackkid #TheMasters #Nevergiveup **disclaimer**we do not own rights to this photo.