PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | Of all the images in Tiger Woods’ career – and he’s among history’s most photographed people – the simple shot of him hugging his 14-year-old daughter, Sam, after she introduced him into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Wednesday night is among the sweetest.
It was his night, but Woods made sure it was her night and his son Charlie’s night and his mother Kultida’s night and his long-time girlfriend Erica Herman’s night and, of course, his late father Earl’s night.
And it was OK for the 500 guests in attendance and everyone who’s watched and marveled at Woods through the years to feel a piece of the moment, too.
“This is an individual award, but it's actually a team award. All of you allowed me to get here. I just want to say thank you very much from the bottom of my heart,” Woods said in closing his 15-minute speech.
Woods’ induction was a living, breathing, remember-the-moments formality. Whether Fred Couples or Mark O’Meara belongs in the Hall of Fame may be a subject of debate for some, but Wo...
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