‘Tiger is the needle’: Golf legends, NBA stars among many to congratulate Woods


Tiger Woods shot a 1-over 71 for a 2-shot victory Sunday at the Tour Championship in Atlanta, the 80th victory of his PGA Tour career and his first in more than five years. It capped a comeback that even Woods might not have predicted, but the win sent the social webs into a frenzy. Here’s a look at some of the Tiger chatter:

Are you ready for some … Sunday golf?

Tiger took a 3-shot lead into Sunday’s final round. Sports fans were ready for some red-shirted magic:

During the final round

Tiger rebounded after a few challenges Sunday, saying afterward, “It was a grind out there.” It was also nerve-racking for everyone to watch:

Even the president of the United States was watching …

The scene at 18

The swarm around Tiger Woods at East Lake:

It’s official …

The reaction

Golf legends … NBA stars … more sports royalty … they were among the many who weighed in on Tiger’s victory:

And finally …

Nike’s post-victory celebration:

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