Tiger a must-see two-part documentary offering an in-depth look at the rise, fall, and epic return of the global icon that is Tiger Woods is now streaming on Showmax. This golf champion’s phenomenal story offers viewers a never-before-seen-footage and interviews with those who know Tiger Woods intimately. These are some of the things we learned about Tiger Woods from the documentary.
Father and Son
The relationship between Tiger and his father, Earl Woods, was very special, and from the documentary, you could see the enormous impact Earl had on Tiger’s life from the moment he could walk. There’s a scene where he details how he (Earl) realized that Tiger Woods had unique golfing talents. Earl, a former military infantry officer who served two tours of duty in South Vietnam and retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel approached Tiger’s early training with the same vigour as the army.
The documentary shows the ups and downs of their relationship and how his passing affected Tiger Woods, who wasn’t too close with him towards the end of his father’s life.
The documentary also details Tiger Wood’s self-destructive nature and how he dealt with his newfound fame and riches. In one tragic scene depicting Wood’s arrest, the golfer is found with multiple illegal substances in his system. This all happened during a time when he was written off by many critics who were convinced that his career was over.
Controversy followed him throughout his career
In 2009, Woods dominated golf while his secret life was unravelling with a series of tabloid headlines, In the documentary, Rachel Uchitel, shares details of their relationship which became a very public affair.. He also happened to love the city of Las Vegas, which became Woods’ playing ground for his first marital infidelities, He frequently visited the city, accompanied by superstars like Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley.
Come back Champion
Woods’ amazing win in the 2019 Masters, his 15th major championship and first in the U.S. since the 2008 Open, offered the greatest redemption moment. He was recently spotted with his son on the golf course, images remnant of his own childhood as a budding golfer under the guidance of his father Earl Woods in the earlier stages of his career.