Ben Hogan, Mario Lemieux, Clint Malarchuk and Monica Seles have all accomplished comebacks in their respective sports after experience personal tragedy and hardship.
However, none of them have reached the pinnacle in their return quite like Tiger Woods did this past Sunday at the Tour Championship at East Lake.
Media and fans across the globe had all sworn off their former hero Woods after numerous back and knee surgeries as well as his fall from grace after his public split from his wife and subsequent arrest.
However, Woods silenced his critics and stunned the world with his impressive performance this past week against the best players in the world at the Tour Championship.
April 2014: back surgery
September 2015: back surgery
April 2017: back surgery
September 2018: Tiger Woods wins his first PGA tour event in 5 years
An incredible comeback for an incredible competitor 💪 pic.twitter.com/P7Gd7vHFpS
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) September 23, 2018