World No.1 Scottie Scheffler has showered huge praise towards Tiger Woods following the veteran golfer’s return to the sport after a long absence.
“He’s different than the rest of us,” Scheffler said in an interview after Woods made a successful comeback at the PNC Championship in Orlando, Florida. “He’s a once-in-a-lifetime player and person. The way he approaches the game, his mental strength, and his determination, it’s just unparalleled.”
Woods, a 15-time major champion, had been out of action for nearly two years due to a severe leg injury sustained in a car accident. His return to competitive play at the PNC Championship alongside his son, Charlie, captured the attention of the golfing world and sparked widespread admiration and respect.
Scheffler, who recently claimed the top spot in the world rankings for the first time in his career, expressed his admiration for Woods’ enduring impact on the sport.
“I think every player on tour looks up to Tiger and what he has achieved in his career,” Scheffler stated. “He’s been a role model for all of us, and his presence in the game is unmatched.”
Woods, 46, has faced numerous challenges throughout his career, including injuries and personal struggles, but his return to competitive golf has been widely celebrated as a testament to his resilience and determination.
Scheffler’s praise for Woods reflects the sentiment of many within the golfing community, who have expressed their admiration for the legendary player’s enduring impact on the sport.
As Woods continues his journey back to full health and competitive form, his return to the fairways is being celebrated as a triumph of the human spirit and an inspiration to golfers around the world.