Tiger Woods on the verge of greatest comeback ever after near fatal car crash and remarkable win at Augusta in 2019
IS Tiger Woods about to make his greatest comeback ever?
The five-time Masters winner appears to be eyeing up a return and has been seen practising at Augusta – just 14 months after a horrific car crash saw him suffer horrendous leg injuries and left him wheelchair bound for three months.
On Monday, an incredible 60,000 spectators cheered him on as he stepped up his preparations ahead of Thursday's start.
And he has now been seen cracking a smile on the course he was last victorious at back in 2019.
That could be a massive hint that the man who found redemption after scandal and addiction problems could resurge once again.
The 46-year-old did make his comeback at the PNC Championship alongside son Charlie, 13, back in December.
And he managed a second-placed finish in the charity event that showed his desire to make a PGA Tour comeback and whether or not his body can hold up to the rigours of first class golf. But we've seen nothing of him since.
The journey he has taken to get this far is certainly miraculous, even for Woods' standards.
It was only two years ago we were toasting Tiger at a Major again.
Fans cheered him on at Augusta as he clinched his fifth Masters title and ended an 11-year wait to claim his 15th Major.
The victory masked his shattered public image, after numerous affairs were exposed and his marriage to ex-wife Elin Nordegren ended.
While a painkiller addiction because of his troublesome back problems threatened to tarnish his reputation furthermore.
But, as he donned the famous green jacket, he tellingly revealed why he was so determined to complete an astonishing turnaround in his fortunes.
He said: "This game was taken away from me for a few years there. And I miss competing, I miss playing.
"Now I have an opportunity to do that again, and also to be able to share it with my kids.
"They don’t remember me enjoying the game of golf because all they remember is Daddy on the ground in pain.
"And so now golf brings me so much joy, they’re able to see that. And if it brings a smile to their faces, it brings a smile to my own."
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