Tiger Woods’ win at the 2019 Masters has been heralded as the greatest comeback in sports, as Woods prevailed from personal scandal, injuries, surgeries, and more to win his first major in 11 years.
Count Michael Jordan among those giving Woods that title. Jordan spoke to The Athletic’s David Aldridge and called Woods’ win “the greatest comeback I’ve ever seen.”
“I never thought he’d get back physically,” Jordan said of Woods. “He didn’t think he’d get back physically. But he did it. No one expected him to be back the way he is now. He’s probably the only person who believed he could get back. To me, that’s a major accomplishment. To me, it’s unbelievable. Mentally, you always think you can. But you can’t answer to what your body has to deal with.”
He added: “I’m pretty sure he questioned himself, whether he could get it back, a