It is one of the most impressive Comebacks in the history of sport: Golf star Tiger Woods wins after eleven years of suffering time, for the first time in a Major tournament – at the place where his career began.
Of course he’s wearing red. For 23 years he makes: a red Shirt on the final round of a color, which he combines with his time as a Student at Stanford University. And stands as a Symbol of his aggressive style of play. Also this 14. April 2019 Tiger Woods wears so red Shirt and black pants – this is for him that memorable day, on this for him so memorable place.
Here, where he celebrated in 1997 his first major Triumph, as the youngest Masters winner in Golf history – with a record margin of twelve strokes. As the first African-American winner. Here, the most prestigious Golf tournament in the world, where the winner Jacket in the Green, the Symbol for the winner of Magnolia Lane, by the previous winner over strips. Here, where he won in 2001, 2002 and 2005, he wins on Sunday for the fifth Time at the Masters in Augusta. So he surpassed Arnold Palmer, who won here four Times and had previously been with him at number two in the eternal victory of the rank list. However, it is still a Triumph behind Golf legend Jack Nicklaus.
More importantly, what can he Jacket to wear after the fourth and last final round on this red Shirt after the final round of The Green. The Symbol for the winner of Magnolia Lane, the most prestigious Golf tournament in the world.
Back Problems, Marriage, Drugs Addiction
For the most prominent golfers in the world, it is perhaps the most important Triumph of his career – and of which the now 43-Year-old had many. However, it is the first Major victory for eleven years. For a time, turned the life of Tiger Woods, in which he debited himself from major back problems – from global sports star to drug-dependent, notorious Cheater.
The police photo, shot in November of 2009, Tiger Woods under drug and alcohol influence lethargic in the camera looked up, is to forget this historic night of Augusta. Here is a radiant Tiger Woods, the stretches his fist proudly in the air, spurred on by the home crowd, who saw their crowd favorite, finally wins again.
Due to impending bad weather on the plant in the U.S. state of Georgia, the organisers decided on Saturday to postpone the start times for the Sunday clear up to the front. In addition, it was launched in three Flights, and both of one hole as well as hole ten. With a blow behind the Italian Francesco Molinari, Woods went on to the final round. The twelfth hole was crucial, where both Molinari, as well as Tony Finau and Brooks Koepka (both USA) set their tee shots into the water, while Woods took the sovereign, the Par.
With a two-stroke victory and a standing ovation from the audience, Woods draws on 18. Hole Pitching Wedge (short-iron) self out of his racket bag, chooses the safe option in the case of the approach shot to the Green. Around five and a half feet from the hole away from the Ball. With glassy eyes, he enters the Green. His first Putt misses just right of the hole. From 30 centimeters, he sunk the Ball to the 275 blows to the memorable victory worthy. A blow more in need of his compatriots Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka (all 276 hits).
What follows? Many, many hugs, his son, his daughter, the mom, the the Sports. Then he claps with the Fans and in the end, with the former tournament winners, all of which are in the Green Jacket trellis. The last with Bernhard Langer, with 61 years the oldest participant in this competition, the left here in Augusta at least twice as a winner in the space.
Then, in 1997, it was Nick Faldo who helped him in the Green Jacket over his red Shirt and the red sweater. On this evening, it is Patrick Reed, the honour is due to him that item of clothing passes, the want to wear to every Golf professional. Almost more important than the Green Jacket is a different piece of clothing, a different color: the red Shirt for Tiger Woods.