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Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, More to Wear Red Sunday in Honor of Tiger Woods

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistFebruary 28, 2021

Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
David J. Phillip/Associated Press

With Tiger Woods recovering from his serious car accident earlier this week, top players on tour will honor the superstar by wearing his iconic Sunday outfit.

Tony Finau, Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood were among those wear red shirts and black pants Sunday at the WGC-Workday Championship:

PGA TOUR @PGATOUR

For Tiger. https://t.co/UmAGYMRMpP

PGA TOUR @PGATOUR

Sunday red. 🔴 Black pants. ⚫ Backwards hat. 🧢 @TonyFinauGolf is showing his support for Tiger. https://t.co/2PjHduPxdn https://t.co/i3YWbR5Yew

Ryan Lavner @RyanLavnerGC

Rory in Tiger red and black. “Don’t wear it as good as he does, but it’ll be all right.” https://t.co/S8TJze3U47

Justin Thomas showed his similar outfit on social media:

Justin Thomas @JustinThomas34

Seemed fitting for tomorrow after the kind of week we’ve had... Black and red on Sunday for TW! https://t.co/TOUcWnUf1p

Tournament leader Collin Morikawa will also wear red, per Todd Lewis of Golf Channel.

At the Puerto Rico Open, the entire maintenance staff donned the signature outfit:

PGA TOUR Communications @PGATOURComms

It’s a ⁦@TigerWoods⁩ Sunday for the maintenance staff at the ⁦@PuertoRicoOpen⁩. ⁦@PGATOUR⁩ https://t.co/OheyF4o1N8

Woods has worn red shirts for the final rounds of tournaments throughout his career, leading to plenty of memorable moments on his way to 15 major championships.

The 45-year-old was hospitalized on Tuesday after a single-car accident led to "significant" leg injuries and extensive surgery. A statement said Woods was "recovering and in good spirits."

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