Tiger Woods Has Sole Possession Of The Lead In A Golf Tournament For The First Time In 3 Years

Tiger Woods takes solo lead w birdie on his 14th hole of 2nd round. #NoFluke @NEWS9 @NewsOn6 pic.twitter.com/oSF8JcpUyg

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) March 9, 2018

The entire internet, including us, has been making the “Is Tiger BACK?” joke for like 5 years now. Basically, every time he stepped on course this question was posed. Now, here we are, on this day in the year of our Lord 2018, Tiger Woods is sitting atop a leaderboard. He’s back, bitches.

It's all happening. pic.twitter.com/R3JQjX9Lh7

— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelTAN) March 9, 2018

The last time Tiger Woods held the lead in a PGA Tour event? Aug. 22, 2015 — 930 days ago.

— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelTAN) March 9, 2018

Does this mean he will win the tournament? No. Does it mean he’ll win the Masters or any other major? Nope. But it’s a good start for a guy who couldn’t even ride in a goddamn golf cart less than a year ago because his back was so F’d. So you’re damn right I’m going to get excited about the Mac Daddy sitting solo at the top.

Tiger at the Presidents Cup: "I didn't know if I was going to be able to be here, because I couldn't ride in a cart. The bouncing just hurt too much."

The bouncing of a golf cart hurt too much LESS THAN A YEAR AGO.

— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelTAN) March 9, 2018

Of course, Twitter lost its mind today. Everybody’s hype. Everyone is hopping aboard the Tiger train today. Even the haters who said he’d never return and that he should’ve already retired are getting that mid-2000’s feeling again. I don’t care if it’s the Valspar, it’s a real tournament with real professional golfers and he’s beating all of them.


— Busted Coverage (@bustedcoverage) March 9, 2018

On March 9, 2018, Tiger Woods is co-leading a PGA Tour event.

— Shane Bacon (@shanebacon) March 9, 2018


— Dan (@AtIantaDan) March 9, 2018

Even putts that Tiger thinks he missed are now going in. Solo lead. Insanity.

— Alan Shipnuck (@AlanShipnuck) March 9, 2018

LET’S GOOOOO. This golf season is going to be so awesome. Get me to Augusta.

Tiger 🐅 Tiger Woods y’all has the solo lead all by himself babbbbbyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!! #GOAT pic.twitter.com/wxq2UtHvtq

— RP 🤙🏼 (@arpdog) March 9, 2018

It’s tough to fully explain the @TigerWoods effect … but just look at these crowds out early on a FRIDAY morning!!! Looks like a final group at a major … TW is the man 🐐 pic.twitter.com/QuA5Fb1shi

— Zac Blair (@z_blair) March 9, 2018