A look back at Tiger Woods’ moving Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Tiger Woods his mother Kultida WoodsPhoto by SAM GREENWOOD/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Getty Images via AFP

Last night, Tiger Woods was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame after an evening marked by emotional speeches from his daughter Sam and Tiger himself. He remarkably returned to the obstacles encountered in his beginnings because of the color of his skin, also evoking the sacrifices of his parents to allow him to fulfill his dreams and the tests he had to go through during his career. .

On Wednesday, it was his daughter, Sam, who had the formidable privilege of speaking in front of an audience of carefully selected guests, to celebrate the exploits of her “daddy”.

The young woman recalled how her father was a “warrior”, recounting his indescribable return to teachers in 2019 and the last difficult months to learn to walk again. Inevitably, she stirs.

Sam Woods Tiger Woods SAM GREENWOOD/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Getty Images via AFP

Lost bet

Then it was Tigre’s turn to review his career, recount his love for golf and the sacrifices of his parents, among other things.

moved, tiger forest went on stage, hugged her daughter and posed for photos. “Damn, I just lost my bet with Steve StrickerI bet you wouldn’t cry. »

In his speech, he paid tribute to his father, Earl, and the impact he had on his life. He also confirmed that his son Charlie is named after Charlie Siffordthe first African-American to play in the PGA Tour.

Where is the 1 tee and what is the course record?

Woods still shed a few tears remembering the sacrifices of his parents who took out a second mortgage on his house so he could compete in junior golf tournaments.

He also explained that when he was denied entry to clubs because of the color of his skin, he asked two questions:

“Where is the 1 tee and what is the course record? Nobody could extinguish my incandescent desire to play golf. I was hitting thousands of balls, training so hard my hands were bleeding. I wanted to play tournaments. »

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