Tiger Woods’ terrifying car accident is the biggest story in the golf world right now, and his presence will be felt during the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship in Florida.
In honor of the golf legend, whose career could be in jeopardy due to extensive injuries to his lower right leg and ankle, several of the best golfers have said they will wear red jerseys and black pants during the final round of the tournament. on Sunday.
The wardrobe is a tribute to Woods’ signature outfit worn on Sundays, one of the most iconic looks in golf.
Rory McIlroy, who said Woods’ recovery was more important than golf on Thursday, appeared to lead the charge:
Other golfers who pledged to wear the outfit allegedly include Patrick Reed, who won the event last year, and leader of 54 holes Collin morikawa. Golf legend Annika Sorenstam also be wearing red and black during the LPGA Gainbrige tournament.
World No. 3 Justin Thomas revealed on Twitter that he would do the same, wearing a red striped T-shirt.
That almost certainly won’t be the end of the list for a course of golfers who almost universally grew up idolizing Woods, 45, who has won the event in question seven times, a record.
Other players will reportedly pay tribute to Woods via “Tiger” stamped balls during the round:
I got word that Bryson DeChambeau, Jason Day and Matt Kuchar will be playing Bridgestone balls with “Tiger” stamped on the side during the final round tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/ohR6tqKSHz
– Jonathan Wall (@jonathanrwall) February 28, 2021
One golfer who won’t be wearing the outfit is Max Homa, who is currently ranked 19th at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. Homa won last week’s Genesis Invitational, an event hosted by Woods.
Homa supported the idea, but said he did not have the necessary clothing available.
Unfortunately, I didn’t pack anything red and black for this road trip (I obviously didn’t know the news until I got there), so I’ll try to pay my respects to TW tomorrow with a really cool final round. #Golf. I hope to see a lot of red and black out there!
– max homa (@ maxhoma23) February 27, 2021
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