‘You’ll be the greatest champ forever’: Worried Tiger Woods fans hail the 15-time major champion with an outpouring of support after he pulled out on the final day at The Masters
Tiger Woods confirmed Sunday morning that he is withdrawing from the Masters tournament due to injury, but his fans are standing behind him.
Woods, who was seen limping badly while playing Saturday, said on Twitter that he had aggravated his plantar fasciitis and was knocked out of the famous tournament with 29 rounds to play.
His fans were quick to lend their support after his announcement.
We still ride with you, tiger. Someone said, see you next year.
Thank you again, Tiger. Anytime we get to see you do it and make history is a blessing. Rest (goat), and added another.
Tiger Woods called it a day at The Masters after plummeting to the bottom of the leaderboard
Fans now fear they may have seen the last of Woods around the Augusta fairways
“I’m going to miss seeing Sunday’s red,” another fan commented on his famous Sunday outfit at the Masters. “Wait there and get well soon!”
The 15-time major winner made it to the weekend after making the cut with a single shot, but was battered by conditions at the start of his third round and dropped to the bottom of the leaderboard at +9.
Cameras caught him limping badly during the final moments of Saturday before play was suspended due to the weather.
Due to his injury, Woods did a good job of cutting the championship 23rd in a row, and his efforts weren’t wasted on the fans.
One of them said, “You showed a lot of courage, determination and determination not to stop yesterday.” You will forever be the greatest hero.
Still proud of you for making the cut. Another added: U will always be the winner.
Another fan said, “We love you, brother.”
The Masters organizers Sunday morning announced the news of Woods’ withdrawal from the tournament.
The American would go nine-over-par in his third round before play was suspended
“Due to injury, Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from The Masters Tournament after completing seven holes in his third round,” the text read.
Woods wishes his fellow competitors as he confirmed the news on Twitter.
“I’m disappointed to have to take WD this morning because of an exacerbation of my plantar fasciitis,” he said.
Thanks to the fans and @TheMasters who have shown me so much love and support. Good luck today players! ” He said.