Tiger Woods is presented the winners jacket by Arnold Palmer after winning the 2001 Bay Hill Invitational (now the Arnold Palmer Invitational). It was Woods' second of eight Bay Hill victories. Photo: Craig Jones, Allsport via Getty Images
In the moments immediately following his victory last Sunday in the World Golf Championship event at The Concession Club, Collin Morikawa spoke for so many when he talked not about himself but about Tiger Woods.
“I don’t think we say thank you enough, so I just want to say thank you to Tiger,” the 24-year-old Morikawa said.
Woods was laid up in a Los Angeles hospital room, his long recovery from severe leg injuries sustained in a car crash just beginning.
While others on various tours wore red shirts as a nod to Woods – Phil Mickelson went so far as to buy his own in Tucson where, as an Arizona State alum, he wore a black vest to cover the Arizona Wildcats logo on his chest during the PGA Tour Champions event – Morikawa’s shirt didn’t arrive soon enough for him to join the sartorial salu...
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