The eyes of the tiger, those of Tiger Woods, announced his return with a statement that allows no replies: "The vision remains the same". On his X profile, the legendary golfer revealed his imminent return to the field. The Californian champion, winner of 15 Major titles, will undoubtedly be the center of attention at the Genesis Invitational, the PGA Tour tournament scheduled from February 15th to 18th in Pacific Palisades, California.
This event marks Woods' return three years after the car accident that endangered his life and career, which occurred while he was returning from the Riviera Country Club in a Genesis car.
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Eldrick Tont Woods, known as Tiger Woods, born December 30, 1975 in Cypress (California), is an American golfer.
Considered one of the greatest golfers of all time, he is also one of the most popular athletes of the early 21st century. With 15 Major tournament victories, he revolutionized the world of golf with his sporting achievements and the attraction of a new audience.
Showing precocious talent, Tiger Woods began playing golf at a young age, achieving extraordinary results in all junior categories. After being noted as an amateur for his exceptional skills, he turned professional in the late summer of 1996.
Winner of the Masters in 1997, he became world No. 1 less than a season after turning professional. Dominant for most of the 2000s, he had to reinvent his game due to various physical problems with his knees and back. In addition to being an athlete, Tiger Woods was a prominent commercial figure, the protagonist of Nike's advertising campaigns and the protagonist of lucrative contracts outside the golf courses, becoming one of the richest athletes of the 2000s despite the scandals that stained his career.
his private life and his marriage in 2009. In April 2019, at the age of 43, he achieved the feat of winning his fifth Masters at Augusta and his 15th career Major title, eleven years after his last major victory. On May 6, 2019, he was decorated by United States President Donald Trump with America's highest civilian distinction, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On March 8, 2022, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.