Tiger Woods started the final round at Augusta National two strokes off the lead before roaring to the top of the leaderboard for his his fifth Masters victory — and first 2005.
Here’s what athletes, celebrities and other notable golf fans around the world had to say as Woods’ victory sent social media into a Sunday frenzy.
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— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) April 14, 2019
What a great moment for the game of golf. I’m so impressed by @TigerWoods‘ incredible performance, and I’m so happy for him to capture another Green Jacket. Truly a special day that will go down in history. Congratulations, Tiger! #rematch ?
— Phil Mickelson (@PhilMickelson) April 14, 2019
I think I speak for a lot of the golf world when I say… We’re happy for you TW! @TigerWoods what a victory ??
— Justin Thomas (@JustinThomas34) April 14, 2019
Michael Phelps cheering on Tiger.??♂️??♂️ pic.twitter.com/VmARyfRBbZ
— Peter Lattman (@peterlattman) April 14, 2019
PLEASE GOD….LET @TigerWoods WIN.
— Karl-Anthony Towns (@KarlTowns) April 14, 2019
— Damien Woody ? (@damienwoody) April 14, 2019
If all these mistakes and scared looking putts look familiar it’s because they are. We used to call it the Tiger effect. And today proves, it never went away. #TheMasters
— Mike Greenberg (@Espngreeny) April 14, 2019
Congratulations to @TigerWoods., a truly Great Champion!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 14, 2019
Never seen or heard this place like this. Absolutely amazing scene.
— Scott Van Pelt (@notthefakeSVP) April 14, 2019
81 PGA TOUR victories.
5 green jackets.
1 historic weekend. pic.twitter.com/BS3M4nPuiV
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 14, 2019
— Jack Nicklaus (@jacknicklaus) April 14, 2019
— Bruce Arians (@BruceArians) April 14, 2019
I am literally in tears watching @TigerWoods this is Greatness like no other. Knowing all you have been through physically to come back and do what you just did today? Wow Congrats a million times! I am so inspired thank you buddy.
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) April 14, 2019
I guess now is the time we remind people Tiger has won major championships at Bethpage and Pebble Beach, site of the next two majors.
— Chris Fallica (@chrisfallica) April 14, 2019
Congratulations, Tiger! To come back and win the Masters after all the highs and lows is a testament to excellence, grit, and determination.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 14, 2019
TEARS…PLEASE STOP. Omg I’m bawling like a littttle girl. TIGER F*CKING WOODS EVERYONE. BDE
— Michelle Wie (@themichellewie) April 14, 2019
A big BIG congratulations to @TigerWoods for winning the Masters!! The roar of the Tiger is back!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 14, 2019
Greatest comeback story in sports! Congrats @TigerWoods Let me hold one of those 5 jackets one time!
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) April 14, 2019
Triumph. Euphoria. Family.
Tiger Woods’ 5th Masters title was something special.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 14, 2019
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