Michael Jordan weighs in on Tiger Woods
- Published: 19 April 2019
- Michael Jordan weighs in on Tiger Woods: ‘Greatest comeback I’ve ever.
“I’ve been a fan for I don’t know how long,” Michael Jordan said on the phone Wednesday about his friend Tiger Woods, who came all the way back last Sunday to win the Masters, completing a comeback the likes of which we haven’t seen in sports. This wasn’t someone returning from a torn ACL (although Woods has had one of those) or Tommy John surgery. This was … well, we all know what Woods’ past decade has been like.
Winning the Masters at 43, 11 years after his last major, doesn’t make Woods a hero to everyone. I get that. He hurt a lot of people with his personal behavior, most notably his now ex-wife and his children. But those children were there at Augusta National on Sunday to witness their father’s triumph, and share it with the rest of the world, and are now old enough to understand what it meant to him.
There are very, very few athletes who have been as dominant on their fields and courts...