Tiger Woods said he felt touched by a range of tributes paid to him by a host of the realm’s finest golfers on Sunday, after he turned into badly injured in a automobile rupture earlier this week.
Woods is infamous for wearing a red shirt and black trousers on the final day of tournaments. On the WGC-Workday Championship in Florida on Sunday, golfers including Jason Day, Tony Finau, Tommy Fleetwood, Sebastian Munoz, Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed wore red in tribute to Woods.
“It is exhausting to explain how touching this day turned into after I turned on the TV and seen your whole red shirts,” Woods tweeted. “To every golfer and every fan, that you just’ll likely be undoubtedly helping me find thru this tough time.”
Max Homa, who acquired closing week’s Genesis Invitational and turned into awarded the trophy by Woods, obtained abuse on social media on Saturday for saying he would no longer be wearing red and black. He later explained he turned into prevented from doing so attributable to sponsorship tasks.
“I mean this with zero hyperbole, this is the most unearthly thing I’ve ever experienced on Twitter lol,” Homa wrote. “I love Tiger bigger than u guys. Promise. Hear to an interview from closing week. Red and black the following day doesn’t display that. A lifelong strive to imitate his system to the game does.”
Meanwhile, on the Puerto Rico Championship the grounds crew also wore red and black.
Woods has outdated red and black on Sundays since his early days as a golfer. He said he had been inspired to enact so by his mother, Tida. “I wear red on Sundays on yarn of my mother thinks that that’s my power color,” Woods has said of the outfit. “And you know that you just must collected repeatedly listen to your mother.”
Woods has had surgical treatment for multiple fractures of his honest leg after Tuesday’s automobile accident in Los Angeles that a neighborhood police officer said he turned into “very fortunate” to possess survived. His injuries are severe ample that there is doubt whether the 15-time main champion will ever return to official golf.
Police allege there is never the kind of thing as a evidence that alcohol or remedy had been components in the rupture