Tiger is BACK! (For Real This Time)

Alex Myers discusses Tiger's Tour Championship win, which completed one of the greatest comebacks in sports history.

Released on 9/25/2018

Transcript

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So Tiger Woods did it.
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He won again on the PGA Tour after more than five years
00:04
and four back surgeries to complete
00:06
one of the greatest comebacks in the history of sports.
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Man, what a glorious feeling it was
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to show up to work wearing my Tiger victory red golf shirt.
00:15
In fact, I think we have footage of my entrance.
00:17
(electronic hip-hop music)
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♪ Yes, yes ♪
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My apologies if I scared you with my guns.
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Anyway, Tiger won wire to wire at the Tour Championship,
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beating a small but formidable field in Atlanta
00:33
for his 80th career PGA Tour title.
00:35
He's back!
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Whoo!
00:38
No, it wasn't a Major, but even Tiger ranked this
00:41
right up there with some of his biggest wins,
00:43
and it certainly felt like one to his fans.
00:46
I'm not afraid to admit that the crying like a baby
00:48
in my house for once didn't come from the baby.
00:51
I wept like I'd just seen The Shawshank Redemption
00:54
for the first time.
00:56
Yep, full-on waterworks, and I wasn't alone.
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Admit it, it got a little dusty
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in your house Sunday evening as well.
01:04
Speaking of which, Tour Championship TV ratings
01:06
spiked 206% thanks to Tiger,
01:10
even competing with an NFL Sunday,
01:13
and those who were lucky enough to witness it in person,
01:16
well, they caused a scene unlike anything
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we'd ever seen on a golf course before.
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The fans following Tiger,
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they literally followed him up the 18th fairway.
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Absolutely amazing, as was Tiger's embrace
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with caddy Joe LaCava.
01:33
And that fist bump with (sobbing) Roger Maltbie,
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oh god, it's getting dusty in here, guys.
01:38
(sniffling) Sorry.
01:40
What we were talking about?
01:41
Oh, right, Tiger Woods.
01:43
He did it, folks.
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He freaking did it, and he's not done yet,
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as evidenced by Vegas making him
01:49
next year's Masters favorite.
01:51
Better have a big box of tissues in handy come April.
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