'Greatest comeback story in sport!' Stars pay tribute to Tiger Woods

Tom McGowanDeputy Head of Sport
Tiger Woods ended a near 11-year wait for a major win. (Credit: Getty Images)
Tiger Woods ended a near 11-year wait for a major win. (Credit: Getty Images)

If Donald Trump and Barack Obama are in agreement, you know something incredible has happened.

Both presidents were united in their admiration of Tiger Woods, the golfing phenomenon who returned to the top of the sporting world by winning the Masters on Sunday.

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The 43-year-old’s win sent social media into a frenzy, with a host of stars rushing to congratulate the now 15-time major winner.

Many consider Woods to be the greatest golfer of all time and another GOAT, Serena Williams, was overcome by what he had achieved.

A who’s who of sporting royalty were quick to hail Woods’ sixth victory at the iconic Augusta course.

While many were calling the 43-year-old’s win the most incredible of sporting triumphs, not everyone was so generous.

And his fellow golfers were delighted for Woods, even Phil Mickelson - who has been doing battle with his compatriot for over 20 years.

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