Tiger Woods Received His Early Birthday Present From Ryder Cup USA

Published 12/29/2021, 9:30 AM EST
Dec 19, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Tiger Woods smiling as he walks off the 17th green during the final round of the PNC Championship golf tournament at Grande Lakes Orlando Course. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters


Birthdays are fun, but birthday presents make the occasion more exciting. And if the birthday is of the golf legend, Tiger Woods himself, the golf world will try their best to make it special.

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Tiger Woods was born on December 30th, 1975. Recently, he came back after nine months of a break at the PNC Championship. With his comeback after the horrible car accident, the golf world has taken his birthday week seriously.

As a starter, USA Ryder Cup has shared a compilation video of top shots of the “big cat.”

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The video includes the best Tiger Woods shots from the history of the Ryder Cup.

Tiger Woods in the history of Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup is played between the men’s teams of Europe and USA. There are three categories in Ryder Cup; Four-ball, Foursomes, and Singles.

Woods has played in eight Ryder Cups so far. He made his debut in 1997, with the US group; however, the team didn’t win that year.

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Later, Woods took part in the Ryder Cup of 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, and 2018. Although he could only bag the trophy once in 1999, Woods have given us many best moments to watch.

Tiger was the captain of the Team USA in 2018. Woods couldn’t participate in the 2021 Ryder Cup because of his accident in February this year.

Woods’ recovery from the car crash

In February 2021, Woods met a solo car accident, which kept him out of the course for more than 9 months. The injuries were very bad and, his right leg was severely damaged.

When Tiger and Charlie played together at the 2021 PNC Championship, the audience cheered and appreciated his presence.

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Dec 19, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Tiger Woods and son Charlie Woods hug after the final round of the PNC Championship golf tournament at Grande Lakes Orlando Course. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports
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Although he and Charlie scored 11 consecutive birdies, they came short as John Daly and John Daly II who won the tournament with -27.

Tiger used the cart to move around the course; however, he chose to walk the last 200 yards with Charlie. He was spot on with his shots, and his walk together with

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Tiger Woods’ return at the PNC Championship, has brought positive signs for golf fans. All we can do is hope to see him walking the whole course like before.

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Anjana Prabhakaran

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Anjana Prabhakaran is a Golf content writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Master's degree in Public Administration and considers researching as one of her hobbies. As her family is interested in sports, Anjana grew up watching every sport on television.

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