Tiger Woods has won various major championships in his long and illustrious career. Moreover, the World Golf Hall of Fame member has multiple stories attached to his numerous wins. Recently, the 82-time PGA Tour winner’s former caddie revealed an emotional incident from one of Tiger’s major championship wins.
Steve Williams on Tiger Woods’ emotional win at the 2006 British Open
Tiger and Steve both shared a strong bond as a caddie and professional. Moreover. Under Williams’ reign, Woods achieved greater heights in the sport. Woods completed the Tiger Slam in golf in 2000, when he won three of the remaining major championship events. The ex-caddie saw Woods through thick and think in his career and was the prominent architect in Tiger’s win at the 1999 PGA Championship.
Moreover, Williams as of late talked about an enthusiastic second in regards to the 15-time significant title champs triumph at the 2006 British Open. It was Woods’ most memorable significant competition win after his dad had died before in May 2006. Steve uncovered what he murmured in Tiger’s ears while strolling down the fairway.
Steve spoke about the same in one of the episodes of the podcast Chasing Majors. When asked if he remembered what he whispered in Woods’ ears, Williams revealed about the incident. He said, ” I mentioned that coming down the fairway and I just I just said this one’s for pops. Just this is major number that whatever it was and I said this one’s for pops never forget it was pretty special.”
He added, “Definitely I very much like I shared with him while we’re strolling down the fairway in the daylight for that so that is Pop’s peering down and afterward I brought up I said this majors that is that is the pop sign that is his significant title.” Moreover, Woods’ ex-caddies words demonstrate how much that success intended to the two of them and the amount of affection he possesses for his dad. It is likely one of the most significant title triumphs in Woods’ vocation.
Woods 2006 Open win summary
Tiger won his 11th major championship event at the 2006 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club. It was his 49th win and probably one of the most remarkable ones. Woods won the event with an overall score of 18-under-par. As a result, the former World Number One won the event with a comfortable two-shot cushion after the final round. Moreover, Woods carded a final round of four-under-par, 67 to triumph at the major championship event.
His final round of 67 included only a single eagle and all pars on the opening nine holes on Sunday. In turn, he moved out in two-under-par, 33. Woods made four birdies and a single bogey on the back nine to win at Royal Liverpool. Furthermore, Chris DiMarco finished as the runner-up to Tiger. Chris ended the event with an overall score of 16-under-par. As a result, he had to settle for a solo second position finish on the leaderboard.
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