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Trump Congratulates Tiger's 'Fantastic Life Comeback'

By    |   Sunday, 14 April 2019 03:30 PM

Following The Masters Tournament on Sunday, President Donald Trump congratulated Masters champion Tiger Woods on his "fantastic life comeback" via Twitter.

"Congratulations to @TigerWoods, a truly Great Champion!" President Trump tweeted.

President Trump added admiration for Woods' performance "under pressure" and career comeback.

"Love people who are great under pressure. What a fantastic life comeback for a really great guy!" he wrote in an ensuing tweet.

The tweets followed a pair of others as the president watched the performance live.

"Great Masters going on right now," he tweeted. "@TigerWoods is leading with 2 holes left to play. Very exciting, tune in!"

Then adding before the final hole:

"Watching final hole of @TheMasters. @TigerWoods is looking GREAT!"

"Congratulations, Tiger!" wrote former President Barack Obama. "To come back and win the Masters after all the highs and lows is a testament to excellence, grit, and determination."

Woods, who had not clinched a major title in over 10 years, won by just one stroke on a day filled with wild swings in the leader board.

Entering the day tied for second with fellow American Tony Finau at 11 under par, he produced a steady performance to overtake the field.

"I am literally in tears watching @TigerWoods this is Greatness like no other," tweeted 23-times tennis major winner Serena Williams. "Knowing all you have been through physically to come back and do what you just did today? Wow Congrats a million times! I am so inspired thank you buddy."

"Congrats Tiger! What a performance," wrote six-time football Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady.

"A big BIG congratulations to @TigerWoods for winning the Masters!!" basketball great Magic Johnson posted. "The roar of the Tiger is back!"

Woods now has 15 major titles to his name, second only to golf great Jack Nicklaus, who has won 17.

Reuters contributed to this report.

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