It was a video golf fans had been waiting for, but weren’t sure when, if ever, they might see: Tiger Woods, hitting a golf ball with seemingly no pain or hesitancy. And the reaction was, not surprisingly, one of elation.
Yet that excitement wasn’t reserved just for Tiger’s legion of followers. His tour pro peers had the same reaction upon seeing the video that Woods’ posted Monday morning. It was a mix of jubilation, awe and flat-out giddiness.
One tweet took the cake, though. Woods’ arch-rival Phil Mickelson used the video as an opportunity to sledge the 15-time major winner.
Mickelson was referencing his sixth Major win at the PGA Championship this year, where, at age 50, he became the oldest ever Major winner.
But here’s a sample of the other players who took to social media:
We have to admit, the Homa reaction had us chuckling. Indeed, you do wonder what the feeling must be like when they know they’re going to make so many people so happy when they dropped the video.