Golfers Are Showing Support For Tiger Woods By Wearing Red And Black In Sunday’s Final Round

Tony Finau

Getty Image

Wearing red and black during the final round of a PGA Tour event is typically reserved for one man— Tiger Woods. This week, however, golfers are wearing their Sunday best in honor of the Big Cat. Woods, who is recovering from a serious car crash in Los Angeles earlier this week, broke both of his legs and shattered one of his ankles. His accident put the golf world on pause and stopped much of the nation dead in its tracks, but he is recovering well after surgery.

Woods was not scheduled to play in this weekend’s WGC-Workday Championship, but those in the field and across the the PGA and LPGA Tours chose to show their support for the greatest to ever do it. Some wore solid red and black, as Woods always does, and others wore red accents or played with Tiger’s name on their ball. Among those to rock the look were Rory McIllroy, Justin Thomas, Tony Finau, Annika Sorenstam, Jon Rahm, Jason Day and the staff at the Puerto Rico Open.

While the red wasn’t the perfect shade, Cameron Champ also got in on the dress code. His mullet is glorious.

Cameron Champ

Getty Image

Max Homa, who had grown up idolizing the Cat and won the Genesis Invitational (a tournament that Woods puts on) a few days prior to the crash, was not sporting a red shirt. But not for lack of care.

Many fans were upset with Homa’s tweet and suggested that he should go buy a shirt at the store. He was quick to put them in their place.

Sunday’s tribute to Tiger was pretty awesome. It wasn’t planned and it wasn’t forced. It was a simple, powerful statement for someone who means everything to the game.